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Programs & Courses
  • Enjoy the benefits of smaller class sizes.
    Enjoy the benefits of smaller class sizes.

    Work closely with your clients to brighten their future.

  • Getting creative with learning.
    Getting creative with learning.

    Contribute to a meaningful part of your community.

  • Be a positive influence in other's lives.
    Be a positive influence in other's lives.

    You will become skilled in a diverse field.

Program At-A-Glance

Length of Study: 
9-Month / 2 year
Certificate / Diploma

What Students Say

This program will change your life and inspire you as a person to be the best you can be out there in the world. You really get to know who you are and who you want to be. It was a real eye opener for me and it has transformed me for the better.
Brigitte Tromans - CCSW Graduate 2016
I would and have recommended this course to others. When researching the CCSW program someone told me that this was the preferred program for hiring by the school district. Students are well supported and even if you struggle there are many avenues for help.
Jessica Benson - CCSW Graduate 2016
The content is excellent. The instructors really care about the students as individuals and support all in the ways in which they need.
- Glynis Waring, Graduate May 2015
It's intense and hard work, but if you love working with people and want to help people grow, take this program.
- Heather Foley, CCSW Graduate 2014
“This was an awesome learning experience. I would highly recommend this program to anyone wanting to work anywhere in the Human Services field.”
- Lori Hess, Classroom & Community Support Worker Program, 2013 Graduate.
This is a great program for anybody looking to get involved with classroom and/or community support work. The syllabus is packed with relevant information, and the underlying lessons in compassion and awareness truly shine through. I won’t regret this past year spent at Selkirk!
Alice Paradis - CCSW Graduate 2016
We both enrolled in the Classroom and Community Support Worker program and loved it.
Mariah Stoochnoff & Rebecca Benner, Classroom and Community Support Worker Graduate 2014
...we all could benefit from this program. It was necessary for me to have a reflection on my ways, my work in the community; it gave me great tools, strategies, and occasions to observe...
- Chantal Lunardi, Graduate May 2015
I graduated from the Classroom and Community Support Worker program in 2010 and I am the author of “Kaleb Could Bounce”. I was born in the land down under, growing up on the East Coast of Australia in many places north and south of Sydney. Since 2008 I’ve been a permanent resident of Canada, living in Castlegar, BC,and loving the Kootenay lifestyle with my husband.
- Jody Pomeroy, Classroom and Community Support Worker Program 2010 Graduate. Currently in Australia.