Mental Health and Addictions Worker

Kenora

Prepare for frontline practice as a mental health professional in social and health agencies in this highly collaborative and experiential program. Specific topics include interviewing and counselling, crisis intervention, and recovery strategies. Main program themes include trauma-informed practice and concurrent disorders. In-class training is followed by a 420-hour community placement.

Program/Course length

Two years
Full-time

Credential

Diploma
Canadore College

Admission Requirements

  1. Ontario Secondary School Diploma, equivalent, or mature student test
  2. ENG4C/ENG4U

Courses

  • Semester 1
    • CMM125 College Communications
    • MHA180 Introduction to Substance Use
    • HSP105 Interviewing & Helping Skills I
    • HSP150 Multiculturalism in Canada
    • HSP165 Mental Health across the Lifespan
    • PSY200 Lifespan Development
    • SOC100 Foundations of Sociology
    • GED100 Environmental Citizenship
  • Semester 2
    • CMM230 Workplace Communications
    • CLT100 Canada’s First People
    • HUM219 Group Work
    • MHA213 Interventions for Mental Health & Addictions
    • HSP160 Interviewing & Helping Skills II
    • HSP104 Human Service and the Law
    • MHA113 Older Persons’ Mental Health
    • MHA123 Children and Youth Mental Health
  • Semester 3
    • HSP170 Evaluating Information
    • HSP294 Field Preparation
    • MHA235 Pharmacology for Mental Health & Addictions
    • MHA249 Cognitive Behavior Techniques
    • MHA223 Interventions for Mental Health and Addictions
    • MHA241 Relapse Prevention and Wellness – 7weeks
    • MHA236 Crisis Intervention – 7weeks
    • GED135 Personal Success
  • Semester 4
    • MHA247 Fieldwork Integration
    • MHA246 Field Placement

Fees

  • Tuition:
    • Semester 1: $1979.25
    • Semester 2: $1872.25
    • Semester 3: $1751.12
    • Semester 4: $1688.12
  • Textbooks:
    • Semester 1: $891.00
    • Semester 2: $891.00
    • Semester 3: $767
    • Semester 4: $0

For more information, contact a program coordinator:

Rhonda Miller
(807)-468-3096, ext 38
rhondajm@7generations.org


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