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Addictions Services Worker


Addiction Services Worker (Part-Time and Full-Time)
Program Length: 1 year (10 months) - full time (includes 15 days practicum) - allows part-time
Program Description:
The Addiction Services Worker certificate program from Northern Lakes College is designed to prepare addiction counsellors, throughout the province, meet the evolving skills and certification requirements of the profession. 
Students who successfully complete the program and have sufficient work experience will be eligible to write examinations from nationally recognized certification boards such as the Canadian Addiction Counsellors Certification Federation or the First Nations Wellness/Addictions Counsellor Certification Board.
The Addiction Services Worker graduate will work with communities and organizations to set up and operate programs focused on reducing high levels of alcohol, drug and solvent abuse.   Program participants will be introduced to three key areas of study: prevention, intervention and aftercare. 
Program Delivery:
Moodle (online) supported by Collaborate and up to one week of face-to-face instruction each term.

see information on the NLC View Book :Human Services Programs

Offered by:

  • Northern Lakes College

    Northern Lakes College main campus is in Grouard Alberta, with several satellite campuses through out Northern Alberta. It has a special relationship with the individual communities it serves. There is a Community Education Committee (CEC) in each community. The CEC ensures that community residents have access to education and training ...

    Contact Info: Phone: 866-652-3456 Email: info@northernlakescollege.ca Website: http://www.northernlakescol...

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