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The Mental Health and Addictions Counselling Diploma Program is to provide students with the knowledge and skills to provide assistance in the various community settings . This includes assisting and counselling clients with mental health related problems such as depression, anxiety, substance abuse, and addictions. Students will also learn how to facilitate support groups using counselling skills, psychotherapy theories, provide support to clients using emotional support and techniques including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
Course duration 950 hours or 40 weeks
Course includes a 480 clinical practicum in a mental health and addictions clinic
Pre requisites: Ontario Secondary School diploma or equivalent, Hepatitis B vaccine, TB skin text, criminal reference check for the vulnerable sector, and first aid CPR.
Introduction to Social Service and Mental Health counselling
Counselling Methodologies Behavioural and Cognitive Modalities
Models and approaches of therapy
Ethics in Counselling
Introductory Psychology and Developmental Psychology
Mental Health conditions
Delivery of Counselling and Psychotherapy
Listening skills and Validation, report writing
Interviewing skills In Counselling
Individual Counselling and Group Counselling
How to assist someone in a crisis
Common problems in Counselling and Psychotherapy
Abuse and Trauma
Being a Therapist
Introduction to addiction, and addiction counseling
Understanding addictions and substance abuse
The cognitive behavioural approach relevant to addiction therapy
Cultural Differences in Counselling
Upon completion of theory and practice of this program the student will be awarded a Diploma.
Course is tax deductible
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Mental Health and Addictions Counselling Diploma
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