|Faculty:||School of Indigenous Studies
|Field of Study:||Addiction Prevention and Treatment
|Description:||Gain the skills and knowledge you need for employment in a variety of addiction settings through practical, hands-on learning. The curriculum is based on the holistic teachings of the Medicine Wheel, with a focus on the root causes of addiction within Indigenous communities. You will learn both cultural and mainstream approaches to addictions counselling. Training ranges from pharmacology to traditional methods including Sacred Circles, Teaching/Learning Circles, and the use of the four sacred medicines – tobacco, cedar, sage and sweet grass.
There is a placement component in this program.
|Cost per year:*||
The listed cost is for Year 1 of the program and includes ancillary fees. *Ancillary Fees are under review as a result of COVID-19 and alternative service and program delivery plans. This is the maximum potential fee, and is subject to decrease.