Sprott Shaw College - Chilliwack Campus

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Addictions Worker

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Program Information

School:Sprott Shaw College - Chilliwack Campus
Faculty:Faculty of Child and Family
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Substance Abuse/Addiction Counselling
Description:The Addictions Worker program has been designed to provide students with the theoretical and practical knowledge and skills required for employment in the field.

During the program, students learn to apply the principles of addiction, pharmacology and structured relapse prevention planning. Students gain practical skills in intake, assessment, motivational interviewing and treatment planning with a strong emphasis on case management and professional ethics. The program focuses on developing group facilitation skills as well as entry-level skill development in 1-to-1 counselling. Principles of communication are explored in great depth and students receive Non-Violent Crisis Intervention certification and First Aid training. This program includes a practicum placement. This experience within a workplace enables Instructional staff to observe the student in a practice situation while providing the student with the opportunity to gain direct exposure to the chosen career field.
URL:Addictions Worker at Sprott Shaw College - Chilliwack Campus
Length:43 Week(s)
Careers:Addiction CounsellorsSocial and Community Service Workers

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Grade 12/ GED, or mature student status. Applicants must successfully complete the admissions interview and assessments.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on August 13, 2019

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