“Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.” ~Henry Ford
Professional development and continuing education are the two pillars of any successful man or women.
Once you stop focusing on any one of these two, your success gets stagnant.
WHAT DOES THIS MEAN FOR YOU, THE PSW
You see, the course to become a Personal Support Worker is relatively a short one. It takes a maximum of two years to complete at a community college and only a year, sometimes even less, at private colleges.
Once you graduate, you start looking for a job, find one and start working.
Other than some online learning that you are forced to do at your facility, there is very little Personal Support Workers do to acquire skills and knowledge for personal development and career advancement.
We don’t realize how important and beneficial it can be. [Read more…] about PSWHQ 005 : A Personal Support Worker, Mental Health Worker, an Author and Everything In-between with Brenda Bondy-Caldicott