Saskatchewan Polytechnic

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Mental Health and Addictions Counselling

Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Degree:Diploma; Online
Field of Study:Mental Health Counselling/Counsellor
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $9,450


Saskatchewan Polytechnic is pleased to announce the launch of our redesigned Mental Health and Addictions Counselling (formerly Addictions Counselling) diploma program, which will begin August 2021. With the new delivery format, students will be able to study where they live and bring their new knowledge in the specialty to communities across the province to assist with our growing addictions crisis in Saskatchewan.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
Grade 12 with English Language Arts A30 and English Language Arts B30
Additional Admission Requirements:
    Current certification in the following must be provided prior to the commencement of semester 2 of the program. The cost of this certification is your responsibility:
    Transferring Lifting Repositioning (TLR®)
    Advanced Professional Assault Response Training (PART)
    Standard First Aid
    Basic Life Support Provider (formerly CPR Health Care Provider 'C' AED) or equivalent
    2015 WHMIS Globally Harmonized System (GHS) certification. Recertification will be required every three years to remain current.

    Accepted applicants are required to provide evidence of a Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Search prior to commencement of the program. (When you are accepted to the program, you will be further advised of the required timelines for submission of the related documents. Please await further notice).

    * 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 June 10, 2022