community support worker

The end of a program, the beginning of my journey as a CMHAW

Even at the end of the program, I felt like I was running around the Stenberg campus to print that last essay or those nearly unending PowerPoint notes. I laugh because after all this time, I still strut down the halls hunting down my printed documents. Yup, I confess to occasionally sending them to a…

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From Summer to Autumn

I can’t believe that fall is upon us once again. I hope you all had a wonderful summer. This time last year I was in New York, lost on subways, strolling through Central Park, and thinking about starting the CMHAW (Community Mental Health and Addictions Worker) program. What was I getting myself into? Would I…

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Finished the Community Support Worker Program

After eight months in school, it’s finally over. It felt surreal being back in class for our last day. It felt like so much time had passed since I last saw my classmates, yet its only been one month. I learned so much during the practicum that going back to school for one final day…

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Second Part of My Community Support Worker Practicum

Hello everyone! Thank you for continuing to follow my journey as a Community Support Worker student. If there are any specific questions you may have about what I’ve written about school or about working as a community support worker, please let me know. Now, back to our regularly scheduled programming! When I first started the…

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