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
  • Indigenous Holistic Wellness and Addictions Diploma - IHWA Courses
  • Course offered:
  • Spring 2024 (January - April)
  • Spring 2025 (January - April)
  • Prerequisites : Completion of all Chemical Addiction Worker program courses.
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Master's 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 successful completion of this course students should be 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:
    ADCT-205-V1     08 Jan 2024 - 31 May 2024
    ADCT-205-V1     02 Jan 2025 - 31 May 2025