PBLMT Community Support Worker

in Northern BC

Oct 23rd 2023 - June 21st 2024

NOC Code: NOC 42201 Social and Community Service Workers

PICS in collaboration with CMHA and WCC presents The Community Support Worker Program. The program is designed to equip individuals with the knowledge, skills, and practical experience required to provide essential support and assistance to diverse populations within their communities. This program is ideal for compassionate and empathetic individuals who are passionate about making a positive impact on people's lives and helping them overcome various challenges.

Occupational Training:

i. Interpersonal Communication for Human Services

ii. Introduction to Community Support Work

iii. Computer Fundamentals

iv. Report Writing for Community Services

v. Life Span Stages and Development

vi. Introduction to Developmental Disabilities

vii. Introduction to Mental Health

viii. Mental Health Challenges

ix. Introduction to Psychology

x. Autism Spectrum Disorders

xi. Psychosocial Rehabilitation

xii. Applied Behaviour Analysis

xiii. Assistive Technology

xiv. Person Centered Planning and Care

xv. Personal Support and Assistance

xvi. Pharmacology and Medication Management

xvii. Self-Care

xviii. Career Planning and Preparation

xix. Professional Skills for Fieldwork in Canada

Certification Trainings:

xx. Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)

xxi. First Aid/CPR Level C

xxii. Food Safe

xxiii. Autism Community Certificate

xxiv. Non-violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI)

xxv. Mandt System

xxvi. Suicide Prevention

xxvii. Gender-Based Analysis+ (GBA+)

xxviii. Indigenous Cultural Safety

xxix. Personal Protective Equipment

xxx. Pandemic Awareness


-Active Regular Employment Insurance (EI) Benefits​

-EI Reach back: have had Regular EI benefits within the previous 60 months​

-Worked for at least 5 years out of the last 10 years in Canada + have earned more than $2,000 in insurable earnings and have paid Employee EI premiums on those earnings in at least 5 of the last 10 years (Note: the 5 years do not have to be consecutive years)​

- BCEA Clients


Aly Hassan

Phone : 604.596.7722, Ext: 247

email : aly.hassan@pics.bc.ca

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