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Diploma in Mental Health And Addiction Worker Fleming College - Sutherland Campus (Peterborough) Fleming College - Sutherland Campus (Peterborough), Canada

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CAD 17622

Tuition Fee (CAD)

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CAD 100

Application Fee

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24 months

Duration

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6

IELTS

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80

TOEFL

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55%

Min GPA

Program Overview

The Mental Health and Addiction program has been redesigned to ensure graduates are skilled in both mental health and addictions according to the latest industry standards. 


GRADUATES OF THE MENTAL HEALTH AND ADDICTION PROGRAM WILL:

  • Gain the skills to work in a variety of settings supporting clients, families, groups and communities affected by substance use and mental health issues.
  • Acquire the ability to critically analyze multiple and intersecting causes and impacts of substance use and mental health issues. This multidimensional approach integrates Anti-Oppressive Practice (AOP), and Indigenous approaches to working in the field of mental health and addiction.
  • Understand how to apply evidence - based knowledge and skills in screening, assessment, treatment planning and interventions that promote equitable access to supports and services.
  • Learn the application of harm reduction strategies, trauma informed interventions, case management, health promotion, and prevention.
  • Have the opportunity to gain direct field practice working within an interdisciplinary team providing support throughout the substance use and mental health system.


PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  • During the first semester of your educational journey, you will be introduced to the field with courses in Human Service, Power Privilege and Oppression, Counselling Interventions I, and Mental Health and Recovery. You will also learn about Indigenous Studies.
  • In your second semester you will build on the knowledge gained in first semester to learn much more about substance use and mental health. Courses focus on the Understanding Substance Use, Screening and Assessment, Case Management and Service Coordination, Prevention and Health Promotion, Counselling Interventions II and Ethics and Professional Practice.
  • Third semester helps you explore Trauma Specific Treatment Interventions, Family and Social Support, Understanding Concurrent Disorders, Building Capacity in Communities, Counselling Interventions III and Professional Practice.
  • The fourth and final semester integrates what you have learned in the classroom over the previous three semesters during a professional field placement experience. Field placement learning can take place anywhere in the province, or across Canada. Students will also complete and online Psychopharmacology course while on field placement.
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Additional Information

Program Level UG Certificate / Diploma

College/University Processing Time 28

Program Intensity Full-Time

Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) work permit

Program Intake

Closed

Jan 2024, May 2024, Sep 2024

General Admission Requirement

  • IELTS
    • Minimum Overall Score - 6.0 - Band in any one module - 5.5
  • TOEFL
    • Minimum Overall Score - 80.0  Minimum Listening - 20.0  Minimum Reading - 20.0  Minimum Writing - 20.0  Minimum Speaking - 20.0  
  • PTE
    • Minimum Overall Score - 46
  • DUOLINGO
    • Minimum Overall Score - 105.0  

Academic Requirement

  • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have Grade 12 / High School Diploma or equivalent including the following required course(s):
    • Grade 12 C English.

6 IELTS Score
80 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
46 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
105 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
55% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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Tuition Fee

The values given below are estimated figures, excluding extra charges like material fee, student activity fees, athletic fees, health care, etc., for courses. To know more, please visit the Programs page.

Average Tuition Fee Per Year

17622

Tuition Fee
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CAD 100

Application Fee
(CAD)

11000 Per year

Average Cost of Living
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Scholarships

Scholarships for International Students


Entry Scholarships
 

The Americas Academic Excellence Entry Scholarship: $2,000 CAD
Awarded to an international student from Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Argentina, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Caribbean Netherlands, Cayman Islands, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curacao, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Falkland Islands, French Guiana, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Martinique, Mexico, Montserrat, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Saint Barthelemy, Saint Kitts & Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin, Saint Vincent & Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad & Tobago, United States of America, Uruguay, and Venezuela who has met the minimum English language proficiency requirements for their program as well as a GPA (Grade Point Average) of 75% or above from high school, college or university.



Africa Academic Excellence Entry Scholarships: $1,250 CAD
Awarded to an international student from Africa (Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo, Cote d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe) who has met the minimum English language proficiency requirements for their program as well as a GPA (Grade Point Average) of 80% or above from high school, college or university.
 

East Asia Academic Excellence Entry Scholarship: $2,000 CAD

Awarded to an international student from China, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, Taiwan, Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, or Singapore who has met the minimum English language proficiency requirements for their program as well as a GPA (Grade Point Average) of 75% or above from high school, college or university.

 

India Academic Excellence Entry Scholarship: $750 CAD
Awarded to an international student who has achieved an overall IELTS score of 7.0 (equivalent to a PTE Academic score of 66-74 or a TOEFL score of 94-101 or a Duolingo score of 130-135) or above as well as a GPA (Grade Point Average) of 80% or above from high school, college or university.

 

South Asia Academic Excellence Entry Scholarship: $1,250 CAD
Awarded to an international student from Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, and Pakistan who has met the minimum English language proficiency requirements for their program as well as a GPA (Grade Point Average) of 75% or above from high school, college or university.

 

Rest of the World Academic Excellence Entry Scholarship: $1,250 CAD
Awarded to an international student from who has met the minimum English language proficiency requirements for their program as well as a GPA (Grade Point Average) of 80% or above from high school, college or university.

Note: Students studying in language pathway programs in one of the approved language schools are also eligible to meet language requirements


Global English as A Second Language Bridge (ELB) Entry Scholarship: $1,000 CAD
Awarded to an international student who has successfully completed at least one level of Fleming’s English as a Second Language Bridge programme (ELB) and has been accepted into a Fleming diploma, certificate, or graduate certificate programme.
The scholarship will be awarded upon successful completion of the ELB programme and credited upon registration in the first semester of the post-secondary programme at Fleming.

Note: ELB entry scholarships can be combined with other entry scholarships. Successful completion of ELB should meet the English language proficiency requirement for entry scholarships.

 

Merit Scholarship and Award

Global Merit-Based International Student Scholarship: $500 CAD
Awarded to an international student based on their GPA in the first semester of their Fleming diploma or graduate certificate. Students who attain a GPA of 3.8 or higher are eligible to apply.

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