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Addiction Studies Diploma Aboriginal Focus
Bow Valley Collegewww.bowvalleycollege.ca
With integration of theory and practical application of knowledge, the Aboriginal Addictions Services Counselling program is designed to provide relevant knowledge and skills to support practitioners working to provide addictions services for Aboriginal clients. The program prepares individuals wishing to enter the field as addictions practitioners and to upgrade addictions practitioners' current counselling skills to an improved level of accountability in order to bring the Aboriginal addictions practicing community to a higher level of professionalism. The program will also improve individuals' marketability, employment mobility, and will build on their experience.
Program Type Occupational
Credential Type Diploma
Length 2 Years
- Part Time Only
- Cooperative Education
- Continuing Education
- Distance Learning
- Credit in English 30-1 or a minimum of 65% in English 30-2 or equivalent
- Successful completion of the General Equivalency Development test with a standard score of 520 in Language Arts: Reading and Writing
- Satisfactory results on the BVC Admissions Test
- Successful completion (65%, or “C” grade) in each of the four designated Pre-Community Studies Pathway courses offered by the School of Foundational Learning and a passing grade in one designated community studies course offered by the School of Community Studies
In addition to academic requirements, applicants whose first language is NOT English must demonstrate ONE of the following:
- IELTS score of 6 with minimum band score of 5.5
- TOEFL score of 83
- BVC Academic English 2 with a grade of ‘B-’
- Canadian Language Benchmarks score of 8 in each strand
- Successful completion of an Alberta Education English Language Arts course that is consistent with the specified academic admission requirements for the Career Program
- Transcripts demonstrating successful completion of three years of full-time secondary education at a school where English was the language of instruction
- Transcripts demonstrating successful completion of one year of full-time post-secondary education at a school where English was the language of instruction
This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Student Aid Alberta for the funding year 2018/08/01 to 2019/07/31*.
Tuition $3,890.00 Year One
Books/Supplies/Instruments $1,700.00 Year One
Mandatory Fees $208.00 Year One
* Tuition, books, supplies, instruments, and other/mandatory fees are provided to Student Aid Alberta and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the school. Contact the school to obtain accurate educational cost information.
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Updated June 11, 2018. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.
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