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Course title

Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACOA)

Code
  • ACOA
Description
This course allows students to address issues they or their clients may have as a result of having parents who engaged in addictive behaviours.
Course title

One to One Counselling

Code
  • ACT1
Description

This course will give students an understanding of human development (life cycle), with increased knowledge and appropriate skills to become a more effective counselor.

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Course title

Family Dynamics

Code
  • ACT2
Description

This course will provide students with instruction on theories of complex family dynamics.

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Course title

Group Dynamics

Code
  • ACT3
Description

This course will provide instruction to help students understand how groups function.

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Course title

Suicide Prevention & Grieving

Code
  • ACT4
Description

This course provides a hands-on introduction to suicide prevention.

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Course title

Culture & Traditional Values

Code
  • ACT5
Description

This course provides students with an opportunity to examine their own values and beliefs about traditional culture and spirituality.

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Course title

Aboriginal Peoples & Communities Workshop

Code
  • APC
Description

This is a one day training course for Alberta Health Services/Funded Agency employees.

 

Topics include:

  • Aboriginal Culture and Practices in Contemporary Counseling for Addictions
  • Aboriginal Philosophies and their practices
  • Impact of historical events of Aboriginal community
  • Journey of Tobacco – What is protocol?

 

Where and When:

  • At an AHS Site near you

 

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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Course title

Health Promotions

Code
  • CWW101
Description

This course examines current Canadian Health Promotion Models. Resiliency theory, health determinants, and health promotion strategies and frameworks are introduced and discussed.

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Course title

Communicate Effectively

Code
  • CWW102
Description

This course concentrates on the principles and skills of effective communication, which includes useful skills in speaking and listening.

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Course title

Professional Development

Code
  • CWW103
Description

This course examines professional development from a personal perspective. Students will examine their own values and principles related to work and the impact values have on a community wellness worker.

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Course title

Child Development

Code
  • CWW104
Description

This course concentrates on the development cycle of the healthy child from prenatal to adolescence and its relevance to wellness work.

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Course title

Working with Family and Community

Code
  • CWW105
Description

This course examines the family from a variety of perspectives including: family systems theory, stages of family development, stages of marriage, genograms, family communication patterns, and other models of family development.

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