BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

ADCT-205 - Practicum - Addictions Counselling - 3.00 Credits

ADCT-205 - Practicum - Addictions Counselling - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
Students will gain practical experience and will meet future potential employers through a workplace practicum. The praticum will commence immediately and will consist of 200 contact hours of supervision and workplace assignments. Practicum placement will be under the discretion of the program.
Part of the:
  • Continuing Education Department
  • Available/Required in the following Programs:
  • Foundational Skills in Counselling Certificate - Certificate Completion Plan
  • Chemical Addiction Worker Diploma - Diploma Completion Plan
  • Course offered:
  • Summer 2019 (May - August)
  • Summer 2020 (May - August)
  • Prerequisites : Completion of all Chemical Addiction Worker program courses.
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Masters Degree.
    Office Hours: 1.5 Per week.
    Contact Hours: 200
    Student Evaluation
    SATISFACTORY (S) The S grade is used when a percentage grade is not appropriate and indicates the student has attended the course and met the course requirements. The S grade is not reflected in the grade point average. UNSATISFACTORY (U) The U grade is used when the letter grade scale does not apply. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of this course, the student will able to:
  • identify support networks;

  • develop interview skills;

  • identify and articulate the health needs of an Aboriginal community;

  • carry out a self assessment;

  • demonstrate an ability to practice ethical considerations related to the course;

  • develop writing skills; and

  • work effectively and collaboratively in a group setting in the health care sector.

  • Text and Materials:
    Other Resources:
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
    Other Information: Education Council approved August 2009.
    Current Course Offerings:
    DaysTimeStart DateEnd Date
    M,T,W,TH,F,SA8:30AM - 4:30PM10 Jun 201930 Jun 2019
    DaysTimeStart DateEnd Date
    M,T,W,TH,F,SA8:30AM - 4:30PM31 May 202020 Jun 2020