Addiction and Mental Health Worker, Bachelor | Online (optional) | Northern College | Kirkland Lake, Canada
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Addiction and Mental Health Worker

24 months
Duration
14382 CAD/year
2720 CAD/year
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About

The Addiction and Mental Health Worker program of Northern College provides students with evidence-based knowledge and skills in screening, assessing and responding to people with mental health, substance use and other addictions from diverse cultural and community perspectives.

Overview

Graduates of the Addiction and Mental Health Worker program of Northern College will be prepared to analyze multiple and intersecting causes and impacts of addiction and mental health issues from a multidimensional framework that integrates an Anti-Oppressive Practice (AOP) lens, inclusive of Indigenous and traditional approaches to healing. The focus of this approach will prepare students to work with individuals and family members experiencing addiction and mental health issues and challenges, as well as to intervene in an advocacy role at organizational and systems levels to promote equitable access to supports and services, including health promotion and prevention/harm reduction.

The field placement component of this program provides students with the opportunity to work in inter-professional teams to gain direct practice experience providing support to clients and families/kin through case management, assessment and referral and navigating systems of care.

Career Opportunities

Health professionals with training in addictions and mental health are highly sought after by social service employers. Graduates of the Addiction and Mental Health Worker program can find employment in shelters, drop-in centres, hospitals, correctional facilities, recovery or rehabilitation homes and crisis support agencies in roles such as Case Manager, Harm Reduction Worker, Street Outreach Worker, Short-Term Crisis Bed Worker, Front-Line Shelter Worker, Withdrawal Management Counsellor, and others.

With respect to employment prospects for individuals trained in mental health and addictions work, Service Canada notes that the labour market and demand for community and social services workers will remain high in the coming years, particularly in the addiction and mental health sector.

Graduates of the Addiction and Mental Health Worker program will be prepared for practice with individuals, families/kin and small groups who are impacted by addiction and mental health issues in a variety of community health and human services settings such as social and advocacy organizations, residential care facilities, outpatient care centres and community-based food, housing, emergency and other relief services.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Role of Biology in Addiction and Mental Health
  • Working on Teams and in Groups
  • Communications
  • Understand Power, Privilege & Oppression
  • Working with Indigenous Peoples
  • Trauma-Informed Care and Crisis

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

At Northern, you can apply right up until classes for the semester begin, and sometimes even after that.

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)
  • Grade 12 English (C, U) (Minimum 60% GPA required)
  • Or equivalent
  • Proof of Senior High School Diploma/Certificate
  • English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14382 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14382 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    2720 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2720 CAD per year during 24 months.

Funding

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Scholarships Information

Below you will find Bachelor's scholarship opportunities for Addiction and Mental Health Worker.

Available Scholarships

You are eligible to apply for these scholarships but a selection process will still be applied by the provider.

Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
31 Dec 2023
Grants of the Leopold Figl Foundation for students with residence in Lower Austria
Need-based

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Leopold Figl Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
R&D Systems Scholarship
Merit-based

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Bio-Techne
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
Boom & Bucket's Student Scholarship Program
Merit-based

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Boom & Bucket
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12500 USD
Deadline
15 Dec 2023
P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship (IPS)
Merit-based Need-based

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The International Peace Scholarship Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2023
Nora's Nursery Scholarship Program
Merit-based Need-based

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Nora's Nursery
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
Arctic Physical Therapy Scholarship
Merit-based

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Arctic Chiropractic Fairbanks
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
01 Apr 2024
BeArt-Presets Academic Scholarship Program
Merit-based Need-based

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BeArt-Presets
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000000 INR
Deadline
Anytime
Education Future International Scholarship
Merit-based

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Education Future
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2023
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
The Smooth Movers Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Smooth Movers
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
10 Mar 2024
“The Hope For Healing” Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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FHE Health
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Novus Biologicals Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Bio-Techne
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
Florida Rentals Annual Dream Vacation Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Florida Rentals
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
20 Aug 2024
Dermadry Hyperhidrosis Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Dermadry
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
20 Aug 2024
Global Innovation Challenge
Merit-based Need-based

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Social Shifters
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
The MyUS Community Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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MyUS
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
15 Jan 2024
Fighting Bullying With Technology
Merit-based

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1902 Software
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
25000 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
IOI Open Infrastructure Pilot Fund
Merit-based Need-based

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Invest in Open Infrastructure (IOI)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
15 May 2024
iVisa Annual Scholarship
Merit-based

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iVisa
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
The Bill Walsh Scholarship
Merit-based

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ACES: The Society for Editing
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
The Annual IELTS from 6 to 9 Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IELTS from 6 to 9
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
01 Mar 2024
WMI Scholars Program
Merit-based

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Wells Mountain Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
17 Sep 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

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StudyCorgi
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
06 Nov 2023
Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest
Merit-based Need-based

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Ayn Rand Institute
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 CAD
Deadline
31 Dec 2023
Pinsky Law New Venture Development Scholarship
Merit-based

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Pinsky Law
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
01 May 2024
Wear & I Fashion Pioneer Scholarship
Merit-based

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WEAR & I
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 USD
Deadline
15 Jan 2024
Women in STEM StudySoup Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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StudySoup
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 USD
Deadline
04 Dec 2023
Future Innovator Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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StudySoup
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 CAD
Deadline
Anytime
Niara Scholarship Application
Merit-based

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Niara
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
750 USD
Deadline
23 Nov 2023
Studybay Fall Essay Contest
Need-based

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Studybay
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Biotin Xtreme Hair Care Annual Scholarship 2023: Empowering The Future Of Hair Care
General Scholarships

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Biotin Xtreme Hair Care
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
The Annual IELTSing Scholarship
Merit-based

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IELTSing
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2023
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2023
Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship Program
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2023
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2023
Med School Insiders Balance & Wellness Scholarship
Merit-based

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Med School Insiders
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Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
28 Dec 2023
Ramage Law Group Adopted Child Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramage Law Group
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
15 Jan 2024
Fighting Bullying With Technology
Merit-based

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1902 Software
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
11 Mar 2024
Rising Stars Scholarship
Merit-based

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Jeffrey Coller, Knoxville Criminal Defense Attorney
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
08 Jan 2024
The Crowder Law Firm Scholarship
Merit-based

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The Crowder Law Firm
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
19 Feb 2024
The Blossom Law Caregiver Scholarship
Merit-based

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Blossom Law
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
04 Dec 2023
Collins Rupp, P.C. Moving Forward Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Collins Rupp, P.C.
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2023
Clean And Recovery Scholarship Essay Contest
Merit-based Need-based

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Clean and Recovery
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2023
$1,000 All Star Verified Scholarship
Merit-based

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Verified Scholarships
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 USD
Deadline
09 Jun 2024
VRL Scholarship Program
Merit-based Need-based

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VRL Tracking
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
High School Essay Contest
Merit-based

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International Bipolar Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Pearl Lemon Scholarship
Merit-based

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Pearl Lemon
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2023
Addiction Awareness Scholarship
Merit-based

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Seasons in Malibu
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2023
Coupons Plus Deals “Save for Future” Scholarship
Merit-based

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Coupons Plus Deals
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
01 Dec 2023
Go Digital Scholarship Program
Merit-based Need-based

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Jelvix
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
965 USD
Deadline
Anytime
Dr. Martin Blank – SYB Scholarship
Merit-based

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Shield Your Body
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Anonymous Hope Fund
Merit-based Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
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