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CAT

Program title

Community Addictions Training

Program description

Nechi Institute’s Community Addictions Training (CAT) Certificate offers students training in alcohol and drug counselling skills. This program consists of eight courses; each course relates to and builds on skills learned during the previous course.

Related
Course title

Prevention

Code
  • CAT8
Description

The students will be provided with instruction to develop the knowledge to design a community prevention program for Aboriginal youth.

Programs
Course title

Personal growth

Code
  • CAT7
Description

This course will give the students an opportunity to examine aspects of personal growth related to their own lives as well as those of their clients.

Programs
Course title

Aftercare

Code
  • CAT6
Description

This course will provide instruction to develop the knowledge and skills to assist clients to maintain sobriety after leaving a treatment centre.

Programs
Course title

Treatment

Code
  • CAT5
Description

This course will provide instruction to develop knowledge and skills to understand the process of treatment in the community and in a treatment center.

Programs
Course title

Assessment & Intervention

Code
  • CAT4
Description

Students enrolled in this course will be provided with instruction to develop the knowledge and skills needed to assess the readiness of the alcoholic and family members to enter treatment.

Programs
Course title

Family disease

Code
  • CAT3
Description

This course will provide knowledge needed to understand the impact of alcoholism and addiction on all members of the family. Students learn how family members enable the alcoholic to continue to drink and to protect him/her from his/her addiction.

Programs
Course title

Addictions

Code
  • CAT2
Description

This course will provide the student with the knowledge to understand the process of addictions for the individual: the symptoms and physical effects of alcohol and drug abuse, and the categories of drugs.

Programs
Course title

Communication & Ethics

Code
  • CAT1
Description

This course will provide an orientation to training as well as professional and personal ethics related to the role of addictions counselors in communities.

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