Certificate in Addiction Counselling:
Dates: December 13, 2018 & January 7 & 8, February 11, 2019
Ian Robertson, MSW, RSW.
This training is suitable for:
Experienced front-line workers (nurses, clergy, social workers, residential workers), counselors and psychotherapists who provide services to vulnerable populations.
This certificate program focuses on the basic skills of addiction counselling. Areas of training at this level focus on understanding the Use of Self and Transference/Counter-Transference "Traps"
(Learning Module 1) which can occur and can significantly impact the quality of care from a trauma informed perspective. This level will also provide a training on Motivational Interviewing
(Learning Module 2) with a practice component integrated into this component. This will provide a general Overview of Pharmacology
(Learning Module 3), as having a basic understanding is critical to understand and will inform your clinical practice.
Each Individual Learning Module may be taken separate from the Certificate Program however, all 3 modules must be completed to receive the certificate