Durham College - Graduate Programs

Addictions and Mental Health

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Program Information

School:Durham College - Graduate Programs
Faculty:School of Health & Community Services
Degree:Certificate; Advanced
Field of Study:Substance Abuse/Addiction Counselling
Description:This program will help you to develop the knowledge and skills required to effectively address two of Canada’s leading health care issues – mental health and addictive behaviours. You will gain both a theoretical understanding and the clinical skills required to help your clients successfully navigate their challenges with mental health and/or addictive behaviours as they begin their journey to wellness.
URL:Addictions and Mental Health at Durham College - Graduate Programs
Length:1 Year(s)

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*65

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    - Degree in psychology or social work or related discipline or college diploma in health or social service work or Practical Nursing; overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 or 65 per cent average - Minimum of three credits in post-secondary psychology courses

    Test Scores:
    • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration)

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on October 24, 2017