Alberta Disability Workers Association
Building a Valued, Proud & Professional Workforce
Education Providers

Bow Valley College (Calgary and online)- Disability Studies Certificate (8 months, including practicum), Disability Studies Diploma (16 months, including 2 practicums)

Columbia College (Calgary) - Human Services Professional Diploma (50 weeks)

Excel Academy (Edmonton) - Community Support Worker Certificate (17 weeks) - Note:Excel Academy has temporarily suspended this program.

MacEwan University (Edmonton and online) - Bachelor of Applied Human Service Administration (2-year post-diploma or equivalent degree program)

Norquest College (Edmonton) - Community Support Worker Certificate (9 months, including practicum) and a Disability Studies Diploma (2 years - new in 2019-2020)

University of Calgary - Community Rehabilitation & Disability Studies - Bachelor of Community Rehabilitation (BCR) (4 year or 2 year with previous degree), Professional Diploma program, Master of Science (MSc) and PhD in Community Rehabilitation & Disability Studies

Alberta Council of Disability Services (online & many communities) - Foundations in Community Disability Services

College of Direct Support (Online US-based courses) - Direct Support, Employment Services, Mental Health & Personal Care course descriptions 

Open Future Learning - Online UK-based video courses with assessment and a certificate of completion for each course