Diploma in Addictions and Community Services Worker
Program ID: 1152
Work in your community and support people as they kick their drug and alcohol addictions for good. The Addictions and Community Services Worker program at Vancouver Career College prepares graduates for a rewarding career in the field of community care. The program combines theoretical and practical skills with courses that focus on psychology; fundamentals of addiction; physical effects of substance abuse; and relapse prevention. Students also study group facilitation and techniques for working with families. In addition to addictions support, the program also teaches additional community support techniques, such as dealing with family violence and special needs patients. Graduates can find work in a variety of settings, including social service agencies, correctional institutes, community mental health centres and drug and alcohol treatment facilities.
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When you enroll in a career diploma program at Vancouver Career College, you are taking the first step toward professional development and success. Our curriculum has been developed based on input from professionals in the areas of business, education, healthcare, art and design, legal studies and trades. Their input ensures that our learning outcomes match current industry demands and that our graduates enter the workforce with the required skills to excel in their chosen career fields.