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Concurrent Disorders Certificate Program

This course is held under the auspices of the Office of Continuing Education and Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto and Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto, Ontario.

Description and Learning Objectives


The Concurrent Disorders Certificate Program is designed to help participants gain skills and knowledge to better identify, assess and provide treatment to people with concurrent disorders. This program requires the completion of a core course followed by two electives, plus a learning contract assignment (details will be provided at the start of the core course).  All the courses are offered Online.

To receive a certificate of completion for the Concurrent Disorders Certificate Program, you must:
  • successfully complete the Concurrent Disorders Core Course
  • successfully complete two elective courses within a four-year period after completion of the core course
  • complete all components of the certificate program’s practice integration plan activity
  • submit a written request to graduate, listing the specific courses you have completed to meet the requirements for a certificate.

Target Audience

​Mental health and addictions professionals.

Requirements / Prerequisites

While there are no specific prerequisites for this program, participants are strongly encouraged to have some background in either mental health or addictions.


The Concurrent Disorders Core Course must be taken first and then you will need to complete 2 electives (listed below):


Electives must be taken within a four-year period after completing the core course; any courses taken prior to the core program will not count toward the certificate. Participants will need to either re-take those courses or select electives that they have not previously taken.

The Concurrent Disorders Core Course must be taken first and then you will need to complete only 2 electives (listed below):
Please find these courses below by going to the A-Z list of courses (on the left side of your screen)



​University of Toronto


​University of Toronto



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