|ADMH 5001: Mental Health and Addiction Foundations|
|ADMH 5002: Counselling Foundations|
|ADMH 5003: Substance Use and Dependency|
|ADMH 5004: Community Services and Supports in Addictions and Mental Health|
|ADMH 5006: Equity, Diversity and Inclusive Practice in Mental Health and Addictions|
|ADMH 5011: Behavioural Addictions|
|ADMH 5020: Professional Practice|
|ADMH 5007: Ethical Practice and Professionalism in Mental Health and Addictions|
|ADMH 5008: Group Counselling for Addictions and Mental Health Practitioners|
|ADMH 5009: Therapeutic Interventions|
|ADMH 5010: Working with Youth and Families|
|ADMH 5012: Trauma-Informed Practice|
|ADMH 5013: Community Capacity Building|
|ADMH 5015: Work Integrated Learning|
Upon successful completion of the program, a graduate will:
Analyze and apply current, evidence-based practices in the addictions and mental health.
Implement interdisciplinary and inclusive practices when working with individuals, groups and families within social and cultural contexts across the lifespan.
Integrate skills and knowledge from a range of frameworks and contexts in addictions, mental health and concurrent disorders.
Effectively engage with individuals, families and communities in the dissemination of contemporary research, knowledge, and practices in mental health and addiction.
Using social justice principles, access, utilize and effectively advocate for culturally-informed, equitable and inclusive community supports and services for individuals and their community.
Develop awareness and knowledge of relevant networks, groups and organizations promoting improvement in the fields of addictions and mental health.
Work collaboratively within interprofessional teams providing ethical, effective, timely, coordinated and efficient holistic services.
Demonstrate self-awareness and professionalism through the use of ethical and responsible practice in all aspects of work.
Integrate inclusive, person-centred, gender-informed, anti-racist, anti-oppressive and trauma-informed practices throughout services.
Use and sharpen new skills while gaining crucial on-the-job work experience. Field experience takes place in the final semester of the program and enables students to apply theory to practice in a workplace or project-based setting. Students will also be completing coursework and attending seminar classes alongside the field experience.
You will have an opportunity to provide evidence-informed, client-centred services to diverse individuals and groups experiencing addictions and mental health related concerns. The field experience, which is typically unpaid, is arranged with the assistance of a field advisor.
Build your expertise in assessment and counselling with a variety of practical skills such as: Understanding the range of approaches to the treatment of addictions and mental health, learn how to complete assessments and treatment plans for clients demonstrating a range of issues, learn how to engage families and communities to help individuals succeed, and develop best practices to effectively treat individuals within different treatment modalities.
Qualify for employment in various organizations including community mental health and addictions services, residential treatment centres, youth and family services, housing services, and crisis response services.
Our graduates obtain professional opportunities including:
Community Development, Bachelor of
Credential: Honours Degree
Length: 8 semesters
Credential: Ontario Graduate Certificate
Length: 2 semesters
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