This diploma program focuses on preparing students to effectively manage the responsibilities of addictions and community services practitioners in a wide variety of social assistance programs. This program will be of particular interest to students seeking training in addiction and recovery practices. This program is intended for people who are looking for a career in social services and community support, assisting people with personal and social issues, including addiction and mental health.
This program prepares graduates for employment positions with social service agencies and organizations, residential programs, homes group, shelters and housing services, community health centers, and family service organizations throughout the private and public sectors, or they may be self-employed.
- Program Type: Full-time
- Program Length: 38 weeks/771 hours instruction + 100 hours practicum
- Delivery Method: Hybrid (Online/In-person)
This program has been reviewed and approved by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Post-Secondary Education and Future Skills.