|Field of Study:||Aboriginal Studies
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counselling
|Description:||Students in this 16-month diploma program will learn to support Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal individuals, families, and communities in identifying and managing addictions through prevention and treatment programs. Students will acquire the multilevel intervention skills necessary to support dysfunctional behaviours of addictions.
Addictions workers and counsellors often work in community social services, children and youth services, justice system institutions, community Aboriginal services, and emergency shelters. The program includes 17 courses and 4 community practicums.