This MicroDiploma explores the impacts of chemical and behavioural addictions. Students also develop the skillset required to counsel and support both individuals struggling with addiction and common high-risk populations.
What You'll Learn
This course provides students with comprehensive coverage of chemical and behavioral addictions. Specific substances studied will include: stimulants, depressants, hallucinogens, opioids, cannabis, gambling, food, internet, shopping and sex.
Related topics include: prevention techniques, harm reduction strategies, and treatment procedures.
Students will analyze the current state of addictions in Canada. Behavioral Addictions, Homelessness, Family Support Resources, and Harm Reduction are just some of the topics that will be highlighted in this course.
In this course, students will develop the necessary skills to support the most common high-risk populations in Canada.
Students will learn how to facilitate cross-cultural counseling, how to support clients who show signs of substance misuse, and how to show respect to clients when engaging them in different types of addiction treatments.
Advantages of Studying at NeoCanada
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Real World Application
Content and assignments designed for real-world application will keep you engaged during the program and make you ready for immediate professional employment.
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Addiction Fundamentals MicroDiploma
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Exclusive Benefits of a Canada North College MicroDiploma
Affordability: Compared to other Canadian online and in-person colleges, we offer the same high-quality education at lower prices.
Top Learning Materials: We use the best textbooks and learning platforms available, written and recognized by industry experts.
Industry-experienced Instructors: Our faculty members come from the course industry and are up to date on the latest trends and techniques.
World-Class Skills: Canadian post-secondary education is recognized the world over for its excellence in preparing students to enter the global job market.
Cost Effective: Because we are online, there is no need to obtain a student visa or incur the financial or emotional costs associated with relocating to Canada for your studies.
Career-Focused Knowledge: Graduate prepared to enter the job market that corresponds to your field of study and ready to meet employer needs.
If for any reason you are not satisfied with your course you can request a refund within 5 days.
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Everything depends on your experience, location, industry, and the job market itself. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage for Substance Abuse, Behavioral Disorder, and Mental Health Counselors was $47,660, Community Health Workers was $43,000, and Social and Community Service Managers, which includes Case Managers, was $69,600 as of May 2020.
Addiction and Community Services jobs are crucial for individuals and communities impacted by addiction and related issues. These professionals play a critical role in helping people overcome addiction, access resources, and improve their overall health and well-being. As such, these careers are in-demand and will continue to increase in importance and necessity within Canada and the rest of the world.
Online learning is user-centric. Students can study at their own pace, repeat assessments, and take breaks when needed. This helps students to balance their work, education, and family without feeling overwhelmed.
Online learning is accessible. Students only need a space to work with a connection to the internet. Anyone can turn their home into a classroom with Online Learning!
Online learning costs less. NeoCanada doesn’t have classrooms, so we can charge less for the exact same learning materials that are used in Canadian Colleges and Universities. Students also save money because they don’t have to pay for transportation between the classroom and their residences.
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Canada is known for its educational excellence. This is why Canada is one of the top education destinations in the world, with over 620,000 international students enrolled.
Canadian education is recognized and highly valued around the world; employers know that it’s an accomplishment to receive a credential from a Canadian Institution.
Graduates from Canadian post-secondary institutions have higher employability rates, making them more competitive in the job market both domestically and globally.
Diplomas focus on a distinct discipline and are intended to give students a practical education to develop greater knowledge. Graduates of Diploma Programs have proven themselves to be capable individuals and are highly valuable to employers.
- Diplomas are comprised of 4-7 MicroDiplomas
MicroDiplomas are a section of a Diploma. They are intended for students who want to upgrade their skills or get a comprehensive education in a new subject.
- MicroDiplomas are comprised of 2-4 courses.
Modules provide students with knowledge of a single subject and are an excellent way for students to try out online education and learn something new.
You get all the benefits of a Canadian education without the travel, lodging, or time spent away from home that traditional in-person Canadian schools incur on foreign learners. You can remain in your country with your friends, family, and support networks without interrupting your current job or lifestyle.
NeoCanada is not an immigration consulting firm or an immigration service provider. We do not provide legal advice, immigration advice, or assistance in the immigration application process. Our services are solely focused on education and skill enhancement.
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