MTI Community College - Burnaby

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Addictions Worker Diploma

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Program Information

School:MTI Community College - Burnaby
Faculty:Faculty of Youth and Childcare
Field of Study:Addiction Prevention and Treatment
Description:The MTI Addiction Worker program has been designed to provide students with the theoretical and practical knowledge and skills required for employment as an Addiction Worker.

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. Coverage includes an in-depth study of family dynamics and addiction as well as special populations: First Nations and other ethnic/cultural groups, youth, sexual minorities, elderly, concurrent disorders, homeless, gender (women), crime, HIV/AIDS and suicidal clients.
URL:Addictions Worker Diploma at MTI Community College - Burnaby
Length:43 Week(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $10,100

Admission Requirements


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

    Grade 12 or Mature Student. Entrance Assessment. Secondary Interview to determine suitability for the program. Completion of a Criminal Record Check - $20 fee Victoria Ministry of Attorney General.

    * 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 July 23, 2014