Change Your Life In 12 Months with the Addictions & Mental Health Worker Program!

Did you know Addictions & Mental Health Worker can make an average of $25.86/hour?

  • Do you want to work alongside professionals each day?

  • Are you looking for a career with stability and rewarding income?

  • Do you want a career that provides rewarding work each day?

Change Your Life In 12 Months with the Addictions & Mental Health Worker Program!

Did you know Addictions & Mental Health Worker can make an average of $25.86/hour?

  • Do you want to work alongside professionals each day?

  • Are you looking for a career with stability and rewarding income?

  • Do you want a career that provides rewarding work each day?

What is the Addictions and Mental Health Worker Program?

AMHW’s consider social policy, legislation, and political, social and economic systems, and their impacts on service delivery. In addition, they learn to provide appropriate treatment, prevention and harm reduction strategies to individuals and families impacted by addiction and mental health issues. Futhermore, AMHW’s learn to recognize diverse needs and experiences of individuals, groups, families and communities to develop and promote accessible and responsive programs and services.

As an Addictions Worker or Mental Health Worker you will respond accordingly to individuals in crisis to provide appropriate assistance and referral where necessary in a professional and ethical manner. Individuals learn to develop creative concepts for addiction and mental health practice that meet innovation, entrepreneurship and social enterprise objectives.

If so, then start a career as an Addictions and Mental Health Worker.

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Choose CCHST To Advance Your Potential

Throughout the Addictions & Mental Health Worker program you’ll gain hands-on experience, as your instructors are experts in their field who actively work in the profession. They bring in real life examples of how to apply the theory you are learning in each class.

Throughout the Addictions & Mental Health Worker program, you will learn practical skills on how to:

  • Assist individuals to achieve their goals
  • Respond to diverse cultural and community perspectives
  • Create harm reduction strategies
  • Develop creative concepts for addiction and mental health practice
  • Work with case management
  • Deal with relapse prevention situations
  • Work with persons who have concurrent disorders
  • Learn non-violent crisis intervention (NVCI) techniques
  • Utilize group facilitation concepts including group work

At the end of your program, you will complete an internship allowing you to apply what you’ve learned. Your internship gives you a step above your competition with the real-world experience you gained as the internship provides students with hands-on experience. And, from time to time your internship can lead to employment.

If you are interested in learning more about the admissions requirements, start dates, tuition costs and funding options, please contact us today!

Benefit From A College Where You Come First

Your goal of going to school is to prepare for a career that you love and can enjoy for years to come. The hardest part of graduating is finding your first position in your new career. The Canadian College of Health, Science & Technology has a dedicated Career Services department which offers:

  • Job search workshops
  • Resume writing workshops
  • Interview skills workshops
  • And more

The college acts as a hub connecting you to a variety of employment resources in Windsor to help move you from student to professional.

Upon graduating from the Addictions & Mental Health Worker program you may find job postings for positions with the following titles according to the Government of Canada:

  • Addictions Worker
  • Social Service Worker
  • Mental Health Worker
  • Addictions & Mental Health Worker
  • Developmental Service Worker
  • Direct Service Worker
  • Life Skills Coach
Addictions & Mental Health Worker Program Outline

Is Career Training Right For You?

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ADVANCE YOUR POTENTIAL

Throughout the our program you’ll gain hands-on experience as your instructors are experts in their field, actively working in their profession. You’ll be trained with real life examples on how to create harm reduction strategies, develop creative concepts for proper practice, case management, relapse prevention, and more. At the end, you will complete an internship which allow you to apply what you’ve learned with real-world experience.
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SMALL CLASSES = GREATER OPPORTUNITY

Our small class environment means you have the opportunity to ask questions, participate in lively discussions and — so you don’t feel like just another random student — have instructors actually know you by name!

Once your program is complete, our Employment Services work with you to ensure you find employment in your industry. Whether it’s after grad or down the road, we will be there to help you grow your career!

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SUPPORT ASSISTANCE

Choosing the right career path, learning the required skills and finding employment after graduation are all important steps in your journey. At Canadian College, you will receive the support and assistance you need throughout your college experience, and after as an alumni.

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