Bow Valley College

Addiction Studies: Aboriginal Focus

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Program Information

School:Bow Valley College
Faculty:Human Services
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Aboriginal Studies
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counselling
Description:Learn how to support addiction in Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal communities. You can learn the skills needed to manage the behaviours of addiction. We cover Aboriginal history, Aboriginal culture, and the needs of their communities, as well as other populations. This program is classroom-based, and includes 19 courses and two community practicums. An important part of this program is learner participation. Classes are generally scheduled between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. from Monday to Friday. The program is open to everyone.
URL:Addiction Studies: Aboriginal Focus at Bow Valley College
Length:16 Month(s)
Cost per year:*

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Careers:Addiction Counsellors

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*65
Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English 
Additional Admission Requirements:
    A current police information check (PIC) with a vulnerable sector search (VSS) is required prior to practicum placements.

    * 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 August 07, 2018