Addictions Behaviour & Care


Program Information

The Addictions Behaviour & Care program focuses on fundamental information, techniques and trends in the field of addictions. Students study the fundamental concepts of addictions, including topics such as abnormal psychology and pharmacology, to better understand the effects of addictions on society as a whole. In addition, students explore emerging trends and methods used to treat addictions and disorders in clients.

Admission Requirements

O.S.S.D. or equivalent

Prospective students should also have a current connection with the mental health field either as an employee or volunteer, or have an affiliation with a peer initiative.

If you are taking part-time courses with the intention of completing a program and earning a credential, you must meet Admission Requirements outlined on the program page. It is the student's responsibility to supply proof of admission requirements to the Office of the Registrar before he/she has completed three courses in the program.

If you do complete the program and do not have the appropriate admission requirements, you will be ineligible to receive your certificate or diploma.

If you believe you have an equivalent level of knowledge and would like credit for Prior Learning Assessment, please contact Counselling at 519-542-7751 ext 3412 at least two weeks before classes begin.

Employment Opportunities

Graduates of this program may enhance current career opportunities within the human services, social services, health care, first responder, addictions and mental health areas.

Online Education

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