|Faculty:||School of Community and Health Studies
|Field of Study:||Mental Health Counselling/Counsellor
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counselling
|Description:||The Addiction and Mental Health Worker program offered by the School of Community and Health Studies helps you acquire the knowledge and skills needed to work in mental health and addiction services, using evidence-based knowledge and skills in screening, assessing and responding to people with mental health, substance use and addictions from diverse cultural and community perspectives.
In your Addition and Mental Health Work courses, you learn to work with individuals, family members and small groups who are impacted by addiction and mental health issues in a variety of community health and human services settings such as social and advocacy organizations, residential care facilities, outpatient care centres, and community-based food, housing, emergency and other relief services. You also gain the know-how to advocate at organizational and systems levels to promote equitable access to supports and services, including health promotion, prevention and harm reduction.
|Cost per year:*||
This cost estimate is based on 2 semesters, and includes incidental fees.