Group Counselling for Addictions and Mental Health Practitioners

Code: OLRN8470

Course description

This course provides an opportunity for students to develop knowledge and skills in facilitating counselling groups with individuals who are experiencing issues related to addictions and mental health. Students study group theory, group dynamics and group process and apply their knowledge to group facilitation. Practical application is emphasized and each student experiences leading, facilitating and participating in simulated groups.

Course details

Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: OLRN8450
Corequisites: None

Please note: This course is offered through OntarioLearn. To review important information such as textbook, exam and grade information, visit the OntarioLearn Information web page.

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Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Spring 2022 registration opens February 7, 2022. Fall 2022 registration opens July 4, 2022.

Delivery options

In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration

Online - Asynchronous: ​100% online delivery with no assigned day or time requirements, independent course completion

Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery with scheduled day and time course requirements

Hybrid: any combination of: in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery