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Courses

Course title

Addictions and Pharmacology

Code
  • IASC 103
Description

This course will examine the systemic signs and symptoms, causes and effects, progression and behavioural aspects of alcohol and drug abuse from an Indigenous spiritual an post-colonial perspective. The pharmacology of drugs and related addictive substances, including their classifications and effects, is also a major emphasis of the course.
Indigenous Theme:
Holistic Living in All Our Relations

Programs
Course title

Supportive Addictions Counselling

Code
  • IASC 106
Description

This course will use Indigenous ways, as well as contemporary counselling approaches in ethics, engagement, relationship skills, exploratory interviewing competencies, and the structured counselling process model to develop one to one counselling skills

Indigenous Theme:
Living the Gifts, Beliefs, and Mission of the Spirit

Programs
Course title

Journey to Hope & Healing: Beyond Trauma and Abuse (JHH)

Code
  • JHH
Description
Nechi Institute is proud to present the Journey to Hope & Healing: Beyond Trauma & Abuse course for men or women. This workshop will benefit you, your family, and your community.
Course title

Residential School History and Legacy (RSHL)

Code
  • RSHL
Description
Students will explore the impacts of the residential school experience on the lives of Aboriginal individuals, families and communities, and the importance for survivors to grieve and cope with loss.
Course title

Smoking Cessation (SC)

Code
  • SC
Description
Tobacco misuse is one of the most powerful and destructive of all addictions. This course will provide helpful tools and techniques to increase the individuals potential to cease or reduce use.
Course title

Survival Skills for Youth Workers (SSYW)

Code
  • SSYW
Description
When students complete this program they will gain the ability to establish boundaries, intervene effectively, negotiate, enhance self-esteem, and manage reactive behaviours.
Course title

Training of trainers

Code
  • TOT1
  • TOT2
  • TOT3
  • TOT4
Description

These courses provide students with the opportunity to develop the knowledge, skills, and awareness needed to effectively design and lead training activities in Aboriginal organizations and communities. Past graduates are now trainers within their sponsoring organizations or are private contractors and consultants.

Programs
Course title

Youth Addictions (YA)

Code
  • YA
Description
This course will provide students with general knowledge in the area of youth development and growth and introduce the students to youth alcohol, drug and inhalant use and addiction.
Course title

Youth Tobacco Cessation (YTC)

Code
  • YTC
Description
This workshop will focus on the necessary skills and techniques required to educate youth on the consequences of poor choices when it comes to nicotine use and addiction.