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Fundamentals of Addiction Online Course

Description/Learning Objectives

​This eight-week course offers an overview of addictions for practitioners in the fields of health, education, security or social services and for anyone who would like to work in those fields. The course covers common psychoactive drugs and their effects, drug-use patterns and treatment needs, key strategies in screening, assessment and treatment referral, and key concepts in health promotion, prevention and harm reduction.

Target Audience

professionals; mh&a professfionals;allied professionals,public

Delivery Method





This course is suggested as a preparatory course for the Concurrent Disorders Certificate Program


Coming Summer 2017

We no longer accept cheques, due to a variety of issues surrounding this form of payment for our courses.
We apologize for the inconvenience.
Refunds for advance (prior to start date) cancellation will be subject to an administrative fee of $100.00.

Withdrawals from a course are accepted within one week from the course's start date and is subject to an administrative fee of $100.00
Cancellation notice must be communicated in writing by email.


Robyn Steidman

Education Assistant

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