Personal Support Workers serve an important role in our communities
Program: Personal Support Worker
Department: School of Health & Human Services
Delivery Method: Classroom/Lab/Practicum
Program Duration: 1 year
Delivery Location: Yellowknife North Slave Campus, Aurora Campus – Inuvik (2022-23), Part-time distance in select NWT communities
The Personal Support Worker program prepares people to work in a variety of community health care settings. PSWs work closely with people to promote and maintain physical, psychological, and social well-being. They work as part of the health care team providing basic care, assistance and support with activities of daily living.