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University of New Brunswick College of Extended Learning

This program is designed to provide participants with the essential skills to apply in a variety of roles and support sectors. ... [+]

Current studies suggest that up to 4% of individuals in Canada have FASD. One of the most critical issues currently facing Canada’s intervention sector is a shortage of skilled labour to fill the growing demand for FAS diagnosis, intervention, and support. This program is designed to provide participants with the essential skills to apply in a variety of roles and support sectors.

Please note: Applicants must have an Early Childhood, Human Service Counsellor, or other related diploma or degree, or the equivalent combination of experience in a related field and applied training.

Benefits Work with individuals affected by FASD at all age levels Establish and maintain effective understanding and communication with affected clients, individuals, and families Provide advocacy and awareness of community resources Participate in case planning, crisis intervention, reporting, and documentation Teach and support the learning process Development of family and participant treatment plans Who should attend? ... [-]
Canada Fredericton
Open Enrollment
Full-time
20 weeks
Online
Algonquin College

Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) is a research-based and data-driven science that can be used to teach individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) a variety of new sk ... [+]

Our Program

Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) is a research-based and data-driven science that can be used to teach individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) a variety of new skills including social, play, self-help, language and academic skills. This highly specialized Ontario College Graduate Certificate program provides students with a firm grounding in the principles of ABA; specifically in the application of these principles to Intensive Behavioural Intervention (IBI) with children with ASD. The curriculum covers the characteristics of individuals with ASD, evidence-based practices in ABA, the professional code of ethics and the development and implementation of behavioral treatment plans. Students gain practical experience working with clients and ABA treatment teams.... [-]

Canada Ottawa
January 2020
Full-time
Online
ABM College

ALL of our First Aid, CPR, and AED courses meet the requirements of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, and Work Safe Alberta. This guarantees that personnel working ... [+]

All too often it’s an accident, illness, or disaster that demonstrates how important it is to be prepared for a medical emergency. Emergencies strike with little warning, you’re either prepared or you’re not. Individual skills and company emergency preparedness protocols should be reappraised regularly.

ALL of our First Aid, CPR, and AED courses meet the requirements of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, and Work Safe Alberta. This guarantees that personnel working in construction, manufacturing, massage therapy, the oil and gas industry, and as school teachers, social workers, childcare workers, office workers, firefighters, police officers, emergency medical responders, and hospitality employees are trained in delivering high-quality First Aid and CPR.... [-]

Canada Calgary
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
Campus
ABM College

The Health Care Aide program at ABM College trains its students to identify and respond to patients’ emotional and physical needs. Students learn the basics of human anat ... [+]

Are you seeking an exciting career in the healthcare industry? If so, then the ABM healthcare aide program may be just the thing for you!

In the past health care aides received their training on-the-job; however, due to recently increased regulation in the healthcare environment employers may only hire Health Care Aids that have obtained an approved Certificate. It has now become standard practice for Health Care Aides to receive the Alberta Health Program through an accredited College.

The Health Care Aide program at ABM College trains its students to identify and respond to patients’ emotional and physical needs. Students learn the basics of human anatomy, medical terminology, chronic conditions, and palliative care. This intensive program provides both academic healthcare knowledge and practical experience through a 5-week practicum experience in a healthcare facility.... [-]

Canada Calgary Toronto
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
22 weeks
Campus
Pacific Rim College

The Holistic Nutrition Certificate Program (HNCP) is a unique 4-month program that introduces students to whole foods nutrition and the medicinal uses of food according t ... [+]

The Holistic Nutrition Certificate Program (HNCP) is a unique 4-month program that introduces students to whole foods nutrition and the medicinal uses of food according to various cultures. Graduates of this program can use knowledge and experience gained to advocate for healthier and more sustainable food choices. They can work in the health and wellness retail sector, grow and maintain urban and rural gardens, assist family and friends in making healthier food choices, or matriculate into the Diploma of the Holistic Nutrition program at PRC.

Study Options

The Holistic Nutrition Certificate Program is offered twice yearly, with programs beginning in January and September. Classes are scheduled on Thursday and Friday evenings and Saturday and Sunday days.... [-]

Canada Victoria
September 2019
Part-time
4 months
Campus
Bow Valley College

This Certificate program has been designed for professionals who are interested in a leadership role. The Health and Human Services Management Post-Diploma Certificate co ... [+]

Become a leader in healthcare by developing the skills and knowledge to work in management positions in the health and human services sector. You will build upon the health or human service diploma and degree that you have already obtained to fulfill a leadership role. This Certificate program has been designed for professionals who are interested in a leadership role. The Health and Human Services Management Post-Diploma Certificate combines health and human services sector knowledge with business skills, providing learners with advanced health and human services courses as well as business courses to prepare them for work in management positions in the health and human services field. This integrated approach prepares graduates to engage in tasks related to the provision of human services as well as the effective running of an organization, e.g., through managing human resources, finances, and program evaluation. The Health and Human Services Management Post-Diploma Certificate at Bow Valley College is a unique Post-Diploma Certificate in Canada.... [-]

Canada Calgary
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 3 years
Campus
Bow Valley College

You will learn how to support the well-being of children and adults with disabilities while taking an active role in creating inclusive and diverse communities. ... [+]

Disability Studies Certificate

Of all the roles in human services, this is one of the most rewarding. You will make a real difference for people who need it most. You will learn how to support the well-being of children and adults with disabilities while taking an active role in creating inclusive and diverse communities.

This 8-month (2 semesters) program prepares you to work one to one; with children and adults in a variety of early childhood and school programs, as well as day options and employment services, residential services and directly with families. A 16-month (4 semesters) Diploma program is also available.

EMPLOYMENT

The demand for a well-educated workforce in this field is growing because schools, companies, and communities are becoming more inclusive in their programs and services and they’re looking for you as a valuable team member. creating inclusive and diverse communities.... [-]

Canada Calgary
February 2020
Full-time
8 months
Campus
Bow Valley College

As a health care aide, you will become an important part of a caring group of individuals vital to the healthcare system. ... [+]

Health Care Aide Certificate

As our population ages, there are few careers as important – or fast growing – as health care. As a health care aide, you will become an important part of a caring group of individuals vital to the healthcare system. You will care for individuals in institutions and their homes, enhancing and improving their quality of life.

This 4-month (1 semester) full-time program focuses on developing the core skills needed to care for clients in the healthcare field. Topics include personal care, assisting with mobility and feeding needs, communication, assisting with medication delivery, and clinical skills. Program delivery combines traditional classroom learning, labs, and clinical instruction in long-term care, acute care and community/home care settings.... [-]

Canada Calgary
September 2019
Full-time
4 months
Campus
Bow Valley College

You will become the linchpin in the success of a complex and vital organization, gaining the skills necessary to help dental practices thrive. ... [+]

Dental Business Assistant Certificate

You will become the linchpin in the success of a complex and vital organization, gaining the skills necessary to help dental practices thrive. You are the liaison between dentists and the patients, ensuring they get the care they need, and a team leader, ensuring everything runs smoothly. In this 8-month (2 semesters) program from the Chiu School of Business, you will learn dental science, charting, business communication, billing, financial management, and computer skills.

EMPLOYMENT

Employment prospects for Dental Business Assistants are projected to remain strong over the next five years due to an increasing population, shortage of dental staff to meet the demand for dental care, and retirements. In addition, improvements in technology and a greater proportion of people with dental insurance have made dental services more accessible, and consequently, more people are seeking out these services.... [-]

Canada Calgary
September 2019
Full-time
8 months
Campus
Bow Valley College

You will learn to become the linchpin in the success of a complex and vital organization, gaining the skills necessary to help medical practices thrive. ... [+]

As our population ages, there are few careers as important – or fast growing – as health care. You will learn to become the linchpin in the success of a complex and vital organization, gaining the skills necessary to help medical practices thrive. You are a team leader, the liaison between doctors and the patients, ensuring they get the care they need. This 8-month (2 semesters) Certificate program prepares you to manage the flow of electronic and paper-based information in a medical office setting. You may find employment in medical offices and clinics, hospitals, health and chiropractic centers, insurance agencies, and private businesses.

EMPLOYMENT

Over 90% of our graduates have found employment. Job opportunities for program graduates are significant regardless of age. Employers seek candidates who demonstrate maturity, strong interpersonal skills, reliability, organizational skills, and excellent communication skills.... [-]

Canada Calgary
September 2019
Full-time
8 months
Campus
Pacific Rim College

The Holistic Doula Certificate is a 13.5 week, 270-hour program that prepares students to work as both Doulas and Postpartum Doulas. It is the most comprehensive Doula pr ... [+]

Holistic Doula Certificate

The Holistic Doula Certificate is a 13.5 week, 270-hour program that prepares students to work as both Doulas and Postpartum Doulas. It is the most comprehensive Doula program offered in North America.

The education and training provided within the Holistic Doula Certificate Program are based on complementary and integrative approaches, bridging Western Medicine with holistic therapies. The program provides strong education and practical foundation in many therapeutic approaches, thereby creating competent and confident Doulas when working with laboring mothers and building their practices. No single therapeutic approach or discipline taught is meant to be comprehensive and to lead to students becoming practitioners in that particular area. Instead, each component adds to the Doula's competency and thus value to the laboring mother and her family. By gaining a comprehensive education in a variety of disciplines, program graduates will be poised to change the current standards of what it means to be a Doula in North America. All students are eligible to partake in the Doula Mentorship once they have completed all classroom requirements of the certificate program.... [-]

Canada Victoria
September 2019
Full-time
14 weeks
Campus
Pacific Rim College

The Community Herbalist Program is a unique 4-month program that introduces students to the incredible world of plants and their medicinal uses according to various cultu ... [+]

Community Herbalist Certificate

The Community Herbalist Program is a unique 4-month program that introduces students to the incredible world of plants and their medicinal uses according to various cultures. This program explores the history of plant-based therapies and how to identify and cultivate herbs, use plant-based foods to maintain health, and make and apply herbal remedies to restore health.

Graduates of this program can use knowledge and experience gained to establish a community-based herbal clinic to assist family and friends, work in the health and wellness retail sector, grow and maintain herbal gardens, create herbal preparations or matriculate into the Diploma of Phytotherapy program at PRC.... [-]

Canada Victoria
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
4 months
Campus
University of Lethbridge

The Graduate Certificate in Health Services Management (GCHSM) is jointly offered by the Dhillon School of Business and the Faculty of Health Sciences. This certificate i ... [+]

The Graduate Certificate in Health Services Management (GCHSM) is jointly offered by the Dhillon School of Business and the Faculty of Health Sciences. This certificate is primarily designed for individuals with an undergraduate degree in health care or management, who are working full-time and would like to move into (or have recently been promoted into) a managerial role.

This program provides basic management knowledge for practitioners and entry-level managers in the health sector. The focus is on providing students with the knowledge necessary to enter a management position in the Canadian healthcare system. The GCHSM is available for students who wish to increase their knowledge level but may be unable to, or are cautious about, committing to a full Master’s degree.... [-]

Canada Lethbridge
September 2019
Part-time
18 months
Campus
CDI College

Explore the fascinating world of dentistry with the Dental Technician program at CDI College. Covering a range of topics including dentures, orthodontics, bridges and cro ... [+]

Explore the fascinating world of dentistry with the Dental Technician program at CDI College. Covering a range of topics including dentures, orthodontics, bridges and crowns, the Dental Technician program will prepare you for work in dental laboratories, dental manufacturers, dental suppliers and other dental settings.

Gain the knowledge and skills you need to work in this exciting field at CDI College!

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Canada Surrey
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
CDI College

Dedicated healthcare professionals are permanently in demand. CDI College’s Personal Support Worker program will help you gain the core skills to provide support for clie ... [+]

Dedicated healthcare professionals are permanently in demand. CDI College’s Personal Support Worker program will help you gain the core skills to provide support for clients in private homes, residential care facilities or adult daycare centres.

You‘ll learn to promote the emotional, physical and mental well-being of your clients, as well as collaborate with other members of the extended health care team. You’ll also have several opportunities to put theory and skill into practice through multiple practicum placements.

If you’re looking for a meaningful career that allows you to make a difference in the lives of many people in your community, the Personal Support Worker program is for you.... [-]

Canada Mississauga Scarborough
September 2019
Full-time
100 hours
Campus