Taught course

Addictions and Mental Health

Institution
Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning · Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning
Qualifications
PGCert

Entry requirements

To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following: - A bachelor’s degree in the area of behavioural science, social work, psychology, sociology, nursing, criminology or other health-related or human services field. - All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Humber’s English Language Proficiency Policy.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Humber’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-centred 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.

You will acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required by front-line workers and supervisors 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.

You will have an opportunity to provide evidence-informed clinical and educational services to diverse individuals and groups experiencing addictions and mental health related challenges.

Qualification and course duration

PGCert

full time
8 months
part time
4 months

Course contact details

Name
Joanne Spence
Email
joanne.spence@humber.ca