|DSW 111: Intervention Techniques 1|
|DSW 112: Introduction to Developmental Disabilities 1|
|DSW 113: Community Orientation|
|DSW 155: Independent Study 1|
|DSW 157: Health and Wellness 1|
|DSW 217: Autism and Other Complex Needs|
|DSW 218: Sign Language and Augmentative Communication|
|DSW 220: Basic Pharmacology 1|
|DSW 224: Interpersonal Relationships and Problem Solving|
|WRIT 100: College Reading and Writing Skills|
|DSW 152: Person-Centred Planning|
|DSW 154: Responding to Abuse|
|DSW 158: Introduction to Developmental Disabilities 2|
|DSW 159: Abnormal Psychology/Dual Diagnosis|
|DSW 211: Independent Study 2|
|DSW 221: Intervention Techniques 2|
|DSW 251: Health and Wellness 2|
|DSW 253: Basic Pharmacology 2|
|WRIT 200: Workplace Writing Skills|
|DSW 252: Home and Community Practicum|
|DSW 254: Life Skills/Seniors Practicum|
|DSW 255: Integrative Seminar|
|DSW 256: Education and Employment Support Practicum|
Current students, please make sure to review your MyHumber Academic Progress report to confirm which courses you should register into for your Winter semester. Courses with in-person requirements will likely also have online components. Humber may need to change plans for in-person learning, subject to government and public health directives and/or additional health and safety considerations.
Upon successful completion of the program, a graduate will:
We offer a wide range of innovative and traditional work-integrated learning opportunities. The field placement co-ordinator will consult with you regarding your interests and preferences in order to connect you to specific agencies. During your third semester, you will complete a 400 hour internship. Your third semester takes place from May through mid-August.
This program’s advisory committee is comprised of people with extensive experience in the developmental services work profession, representing a variety of settings where developmental services workers are employed. Many are also members of the Ontario Association on Developmental Disabilities (OADD).
Some of our community partners include:
A career as a developmental services worker will allow you to help people with disabilities live, work and participate in their communities. You will learn to support people with intellectual disabilities, autism, physical challenges or other special needs and can find work in a variety of roles including:
Ontario Association on Developmental Disabilities (OADD)
Graduates may apply to become members of the Ontario Association on Developmental Disabilities (OADD) and its Developmental Services Special Interest Group (DSSIG).
Developmental Services Worker - Apprenticeship
Credential: Certificate of Achievement
Length: 3 - 4 years
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Watch the video to find out more about the Developmental Services Worker program and how it prepares graduates for work in the Human Services sector.
Spotlight on Global Engagement: UTECH and Saxion University
Global Learning & International Initiatives
Thu, December 10, 2020
Students and faculty in the Bachelor of Behavioural Science program had the opportunity to engage with peers and colleagues through a presentation hosted by global academic partner Saxion University.
Set Up For Success: My Experience in the DSW Program
Alumni & Advancement
Thu, December 10, 2020
As a proud graduate of the Developmental Service Worker (DSW) program in 2019, I have had many opportunities knocking at my door.
No news at this time.
Faculty of Social & Community Services News
Upcoming Principal’s Office Events Winter 2021
Thu, December 17, 2020
The Principal’s Office and partners are hosting many events for Winter 2021 geared towards staff, student and community health and well-being.
Humber Staff Holiday Party: New Challenges & Successes
Fri, December 11, 2020
The Humber Staff and Children’s Holiday Party is an annual celebration funded by the Office of the President.
No news at this time.
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