While there are no specific prerequisites for this program, participants are strongly encouraged to have
some background in either mental health or addictions. 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 two electives (listed below):
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: