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Graduate Cert. in Addictions and Mental Health

Humber College ’s Addictions and Mental Health graduate certificate program will empower you with the knowledge and skills you need for a rewarding career. Learn to deliver responsive, culturally relevant, client-centered assessment and treatment to diverse individuals and groups. Practise ways to effectively collaborate and transform lives as a valuable part of a professional support team.

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Full-time Duration: 3 semesters
Starting in: January, September
Tuition Fee: CAD 9,067 per semester
Location: Lakeshore Campus (Toronto, Canada)

You will acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required by front-line workers in order to deliver effective addictions and mental health services while promoting empowerment, self-determination and optimum quality of life to individuals with addictions and mental health issues.

Recovery principles, empowerment practice, and the impact of early and ongoing trauma in the lives of individuals across the lifespan are examined in the curriculum.

Courses included:

  • Introduction to Addictions, Mental Health, and Concurrent Disorders
  • Introduction to Counselling
  • Chemical Dependency and Substance Use and Abuse
  • Community Services and Supports in Addictions and Mental Health
  • Holistic Assessment and Interventions: Determinants of Health

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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.

Graduates of the Humber College ’s Addictions and Mental Health graduate certificate program seek career opportunities such as:

  • community support worker
  • housing worker
  • case manager
  • counsellor
  • crisis worker
  • addictions counsellor
  • mental health worker

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