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

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Credit transfer

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Delivery Options

Classroom Delivery: In-person instruction that takes place at a college campus.
Online Delivery: Content is delivered entirely online through self-directed components, allowing you the flexibility to learn anytime from wherever you are.
Remote Delivery: Technology-enabled virtual instruction that takes place outside of a physical classroom. Remote delivery includes some form of scheduled real-time virtual classes or drop-in times, as well as self-directed components.
Hybrid Delivery: Instruction that includes a combination of online or remote delivery, and some classroom activities.

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Spring 2021 registration opens February 1, 2021. Fall 2021 registration opens July 5, 2021.