|Field of Study:||Family and Community Services
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counselling
|Description:||Gain the skills and knowledge to make a difference in a person's life. Enroll in the Addictions and Community Services Worker program at CDI College. You'll learn a range of skills to help those living with drug and alcohol issues, mental health problems and more. You'll gain an understanding of key topics related to the addictions field, including psychology, pharmacology, communications, ethics and case management. In addition, you will develop a fundamental knowledge about addiction, intake procedures, treatment planning, relapse prevention and intervention. You will also learn about working with a range of clients, including families, high risk populations and youth. In order to graduate, you must complete the mandatory community placement.