University of Lethbridge

Addictions Counselling

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Program Information

School:University of Lethbridge
Faculty:School of Health Sciences
Degree:Post-diploma
Field of Study:Substance Abuse/Addiction Counselling
Description:The Post-Diploma Bachelor of Health Sciences major in Addictions Counselling at the University of Lethbridge is the only undergraduate Canadian program of its kind. The program gives students the knowledge they need to guide people through the addiction recovery process. Students will complete a 13-week internship, offering them valuable clinical experience to prepare them for their careers.

The program provides students with the practical skills and theoretical knowledge needed for a role in treatment, prevention, and health promotion wherever addiction affects people's lives. It focuses on a range of addictive behaviours and intervention strategies, including substance abuse, problem gambling, and sexual or eating disorders. The program includes a thorough study of current issues in addictions, and an intensive training in counselling skills. Graduates from this program earn a Bachelor of Health Sciences with a major in Addictions Counselling.
URL:Addictions Counselling at University of Lethbridge
Course Based:Yes
Cost per year:*
National: $5,744
International: $16,601
Careers:Addiction Counsellors

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

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

    All applicants must hold an approved college diploma.

    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) or Test of Written English (part of TOEFL) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based)

    * 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 September 11, 2017

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