St. Lawrence College

Mental Wellness and Addictions Worker

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Program Information

School:St. Lawrence College
Faculty:Brockville campus
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other
Description:The Mental Wellness and Addictions Worker Ontario College Diploma program will prepare graduates to work in a variety of positions and organizations assisting clients affected by addictive behaviours and mental health issues.

Workers with training in mental health and addictions are in high demand, both locally and across the province. This program will prepare you for employment in this valuable field. You will train to work in mental health and addiction - specific settings including a broad spectrum of social and health agencies. Learn in class and in the field. The College has strong partnerships with local and regional institutions. Students in the program can expect to: a) understand the varying needs of diverse populations from all walks of life, b) expand their own skill set, c) encounter new ideas, d) be challenged about their beliefs, and e) be stimulated to approach problems and opportunities differently and deliberately.
URL:Mental Wellness and Addictions Worker at St. Lawrence College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $3,786
International: $15,634

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade11 Mathematics 

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including the following prerequisites: Grade 12 English at the C or U level Grade 11 Math at the C, U or M level

Additional Admission Requirements:
    Apply to college as soon as the application is available in October. Applications received on or before the Equal Consideration Date will be given equal consideration. This is particularly important if you are applying to a program that is in high demand or oversubscribed; that is, a program for which the number of qualified applicants exceeds the number of seats available. After the Equal Consideration Date, applications are considered on a first-come, first served basis.

    * 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 28, 2018