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Addiction Worker

About the Program

Challenge your potential, while making a difference, with a rewarding career in the healthcare sector. Take advantage of our small class sizes to get the attention and guidance you need from our highly-skilled instructors.  This 47-week diploma program will help you develop group-facilitation skills as well as entry-level skills in 1-to-1 counselling. Aside from classes on addiction, pharmacology, treatment planning, and counselling, you will also take courses on digital literacy, student success strategies, and career planning. Cap off your program with an 8-week internship to earn valuable hands-on experience that employers seek.

Career Opportunities

As an Addiction Worker graduate, you will qualify for positions such as: Addiction Worker, Distress Centre Support Worker, Group Home Worker, and Outreach Worker.

Note that some career options may require advanced degrees, further training or experience.

Employers Who Have Hired triOS Grads

  • YMCA
  • Canadian Centre for Addictions
  • Social Services
  • Toronto Community Housing
  • McMaster Children’s Hospital
  • United Way Toronto
  • Goodwill Toronto
  • HIV/AIDS Connection
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