|Field of Study:||Addiction Prevention and Treatment
|Description:||It takes emotional maturity, good people skills and a strong sense of self to become an addictions counsellor. If you’re interested, the Addictions Counselling program at Saskatchewan Polytechnic will provide the training you need. The program is also the first in Canada to integrate mental health, addictions and First Nations philosophy. Extensive training hours and experiential learning qualify you for jobs with community-based agencies, health authorities, non-profit organizations, school systems and private companies. Look for a position as a treatment counsellor, addictions educator, group home worker, case manager or employee/family assistance counsellor.
Addictions Counselling is a two-year diploma program offered at Saskatchewan Polytechnic Prince Albert Campus, and online. You’ll study cross-cultural and gender issues, gambling, pharmacology, drug abuse history in communities, prevention strategies and more.
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