Categories: Academic Programs

Narrative Summary

The goal of this 16-week program is to equip students with the skills and expertise necessary to work in numerous human services settings. These include community programs, residential care, social service programs, early childhood and family centres, recreation and leisure services, gerontology programs, group homes, and other similar settings geared toward the prevention, intervention, and treatment of mental illness and addiction.

Admission Requirements
  • Must be 18 years of age or a mature student
  • Obtained a High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Provide a High School transcript
  • Provide 2 pieces of valid photo ID
  • Interview with the Student Services Team

Course Outline
  • Introduction to Addictions
  • Introduction to Mental Health
  • Professional Ethics in Addictions
  • Human Development/Lifespan Development
  • Treatment Approaches
  • Community Services and Supports
  • Concurrent Disorders in Mental Health

Hours and Duration

May 6 – August 23, 2024

9:00am to 3:00pm

(Monday to Friday)

Career Opportunities
  • Addictions Counsellor
  • Substance Abuse Counsellor
  • Case Manager
  • Community Support Worker
  • Coordinator/Psychogeriatric Case Manager
  • Counsellor/Group Facilitator
  • Mental Health Support Worker
  • Outreach Services Advisor
  • Rehabilitation Services Case Manager
  • Residential Care Worker
  • Youth Worker

Registration Deadline

Registration Deadline for Equal Consideration: March 22, 2024 by 3pm.

Late applicants considered until April 12, 2024 by 3pm.

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