Available through part-time study, this program is designed for human service providers in addiction and non-addiction services, as well as those planning to enter the field. The program is structured to develop therapeutic attitudes and skills in the management of clients with alcohol and/or drug dependency.
INTRODUCTORY STUDIES IN ADDICTIONS
This course provides basic knowledge about the field of chemical dependency and offers guidelines for applying this information to the management of cases. Special attention will be focused on pharmacological effects and social/psychological theories of substance use and abuse. Pre-Requisite: SSC 160. Text extra.
Windsor 050 7009 Sep 19-Dec 5, Wed, 6:30P-10:00P $336.00
ADDICTION, PROFESSIONALISM, AND ETHICS
In this course we will examine the roles of professionalism and ethics in the counseling situation with specific reference to addiction and substance abuse problems. The course will include a review of the nature and importance of these concepts, their impact on the counsellor and client, and discussion of current issues. Text extra.
Windsor 050 7011 Sep 19-Dec 5, Wed, 6:30P-10:00P $336.00
ADDICTIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS
Students will examine the roles of professionalism and ethics in the counseling situation with specific reference to addiction and substance abuse problems. The course will include a review of the nature and importance of these concepts, their impact on the counsellor and client, and discussion of current issues. Text extra.
Windsor 050 7013 Sep 18-Dec 4, Tue, 6:30P-10:00P $336.00
TREATMENT PROCESS IN ADDICTION
This course is designed to introduce the student to the concepts, goals and components of the treatment process in substance abuse. The treatment process will be approached as a multidisciplinary intervention. The health care system in general will also be examined. Text extra.
Windsor 050 1361 Jan 15-Apr 2, Tue, 6:00P-9:30P $336.00
INTRO. TO ADDICTION COUNSELLING SKILLS
Basic principles of counseling, including the concepts of behaviour identification and interpretation will be discussed in this course. The student will be introduced to special issues that arise as well as having the opportunity to practice strategies and skills used by counsellors in dealing with chemically dependent clients who present with counter-productive behaviours and crisis situations. Text extra.
Windsor 050 1745 Jan 16-Apr 3, Wed, 6:30P-10:00P $336.00
CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY COUNSELLING PLACEMENT
This field project is designed to provide students with learning experiences related to the promotion of health and prevention of addictions-related problems. The individual project will be determined by the student in consultation with the teacher. Students will discuss the progress of the project with the teacher. Students, please contact your program coordinator prior to registering for CDC 110N. Pre-Requisite: All CDC theory courses.
Windsor 050 7015 Sep 17-Dec 7 $150.00
Windsor 050 1466 Jan 14–Apr 5 $150.00