This new two (2) year diploma program is designed to provide students with an excellent academic addictions diploma and/or the credentials needed to pursue further post-secondary education opportunities.

Course pre-requisites include:

  • High school diploma with a grade of 50% in English 30-1 or 65% in English 30-2 or equivalent
  • Mature admission available for those over 21 who pass an English Equivalency Exam*

Year 1 – 10 Courses 39 hours each + Seminars

  • IASC 1001        Communication and Ethics I
  • IASC 1002        Colonization, Decolonization and Healing
  • IASC 1003        Human Development I
  • IASC 1004        Health Inclusion: Across the Life Span
  • IASC 1005        Physiology & Pharmacology of Drugs & Alcohol
  • IASC 1006        Referral & Assessment
  • IASC 1007        Supportive Counseling Interventions
  • IASC 1008        Treatment Planning
  • IASC 1009        Case Management & Record Keeping
  • IASC 1010        Harm Reduction & Aftercare

 Year 2 – 10 Courses 39 hours each and 1 Practicum

  • IASD 2001        Communications & Ethics II
  • IASD 2002        Concurrent Disorders
    IASD 2003        Legal Advocacy
  • IASD 2004        Addictions, Mental Health and FASD
  • IASD 2005        Family and Addictions
  • IASD 2006        Group Counseling
  • IASD 2007        Grief & Loss
  • IASD 2008        Crisis Intervention
  • IASD 2009        Introduction to Health Promotion
  • IASD 2010        Evaluation of Community Based Programs (12 weeks)
  • IASD 2011        Practicum 420 Hours (12 weeks)