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 Aboriginal Addictions Services
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SchoolKeyano College
LocationFort McMurray, AB, Canada
School TypeCollege
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 3,000
DegreeCertificate
Honours
Co-op
Length1 Year(s)
Entry Grade (%)*
Prerequisites
Prerequisites Notes* Students wishing to enter the Aboriginal Addictions Services program must have completed the Nechi Institute Advanced Counsellor Training Series Certificate program after 1987. * Applicants must possess an Alberta High School Diploma or equivalent with a mark of 50% in English 30/30-1 or 60% in English 33/30-2. * Mature students, 21 years of age or older, with less than a High School Diploma will be considered based on a reading and writing skills pre-admission test.
Cost
National: $3,504
Scholarships3 scholarship(s)
DescriptionIndividuals and communities across our country struggle with addiction issues. The methods used to deal with these issues are often dependant on a community's social and cultural background. If you have a desire to work in addictions services with Aboriginals who live in urban or rural settings, you can receive specialized training from Keyano College. Topics covered in the program include communications and report writing, facilitation and community development, family counselling, pharmacology or drugs and group counselling.

The Aboriginal Addictions Services Program is offered at the Nechi Institute in St. Albert, through a partnership with Keyano College. Students receive advanced standing from Keyano College for completion of the Nechi Institute's CAT and ACT Series, equivalent to the first semester of the certificate. The certificate portion of the Aboriginal Addictions Services program can then be completed in six months.
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