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93.2 Psychology Of Addiction

In this course, students will learn the fundamentals of psychology as it relates to their everyday lives. Students will learn the basics of neuroscience and behaviour, sensation and perception, motivation and emotion, and thinking and development. This course also provides students with basic knowledge and treatment of psychological disorders.

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91.2 Pharmacology of Addiction

In this course, students will be introduced to the latest information on drug use and its effects on society and the individual. Students will examine drugs and drug use from a variety of perspectives – behavioural, pharmacological, historical, social, legal, and clinical.

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98.3 Relapse Prevention and Intervention

In this course, students will explore the Relapse Prevention (RP) model to describe the conceptual and clinical features of the RP approach to altering excessive or addictive behaviour patterns. Students will: analyze specific intervention techniques for both proactive and reactive intervention; learn about the important of abstinence and opioid substitution programs; and explore other problems encountered in substance abuse rehabilitation.

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100.3 Ethics

This course outlines the in-depth counseling process with a focus on the counselor as a professional. Topics include: an introduction to the helping professions, working with difficult clients, values and diversity in counseling, ethical relationship issues, boundary issues, working with groups and families, community counseling, and crisis work.

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95.3 Groups Facilitation Concepts

In this course, students will be introduced to the basic concepts and skills associated with facilitating a group. Students will explore the stages of groups, group process, and therapeutic forces; the purpose of groups; the introduction, conduction, and process of exercised; and how to engage group members in counseling and therapy sessions.

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96.3 High Risk Populations

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-culture 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.

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92.3 Introduction to Intake and Treatment Planning

Students will learn the topics and processes related to intake, assessment, and factors affecting case management and service delivery. Students practice intake and assessment skills via role playing, feedback, and other practical hands-on exercises.

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90.2 Addiction Fundamentals

This course provides students with comprehensive coverage of chemical and behavioural 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.

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90.3 Addiction Fundamentals

This course provides students with comprehensive coverage of chemical and behavioural 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.

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97.3 Family Dynamics

In this course, students will explore the risks and resilience of diverse family groups. The family system is introduced as both a microsystem and a homeostatic system which allows students to develop the appropriate techniques for analyzing a variety of unhealthy family dynamics. Students will learn both conceptual and practical information on key issues and problems they will need to

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