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Mental Health and Addictions Worker Intensive (accelerated)

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Program Information

School:Canadore College
Faculty:School of Health, Wellness and Social Services
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Substance Abuse/Addiction Counselling
Description:Prepare for frontline practice as a health professional in social and health agencies in this highly collaborative and experiential program. Specific topics include interviewing and counselling, crisis intervention, and recovery strategies. Main themes include trauma-informed practice and concurrent disorders. In-class training is followed by a 420-hour community placement.

Available for applicants with a University degree in a related field, and internal graduates from a related program (e.g., IWAP, CJS, SSW).
URL:Mental Health and Addictions Worker Intensive (accelerated) at Canadore College
Length:10 Month(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,344

The listed cost includes ancillary fees. *Ancillary Fees are under review as a result of COVID-19 and alternative service and program delivery plans. This is the maximum potential fee, and is subject to decrease.
Scholarships:1
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.

    Available for applicants with a University degree in a related field, and internal graduates from a related program (e.g., IWAP, CJS, SSW).

    Test Scores:
    • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 5.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 60] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 525] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 55]

    If English is not your first language you must provide proof of English competency. View current English Language Proficiency Requirements (pdf).

    * 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 22, 2020

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