Addiction Education

Bridging the gap between theory
and practice.

Applications for this program are no longer being accepted.

*Please note: the Addiction Careworker Diploma and Addiction Studies Certificate programs are now closed and applications are no longer being accepted. If you are currently enrolled in either of these programs, you will have until August 31, 2019 to complete outstanding courses. 

As a result, a new program called Professional Addiction Studies (Certificate and Diploma) will launch in Fall 2018.

For more information about the program closure and timelines, please visit the Program Closure Information page. 

Courses, Schedule & Fees

Students registered in online self-study (OSS) courses have four months or six months to complete course requirements depending on the class. Students may complete coursework ahead of posted schedule. Online self-study courses begin on the first of each month.

Fees:
3-unit course in-person: $674
3-unit course online/online self-study: $644
2-unit course in-person: $574
2-unit course online self-study: $544

Student fees of $7 per unit of credit have been included in the listed tuition fee.

In-person and online formats share the same course number. Take care to choose your desired format when enrolling.  

Schedule and Fees subject to change. 

2018-19 Course Schedule will be available July 17, 2018.
Hamilton In-Person (H)
Online (O)
Online Self Study (OSS)
Fall 2017 Winter 2018 Spring 2018
core
Course Units Course # Tuition
Date /Time /Format Sec
Date /Time /Format Sec
Date /Time /Format Sec
Case Management & Report Writing 2 ADD 862 $544
Sep 01 - Dec 31 (OSS) C31
Oct 01 - Jan 31 (OSS) C32
Nov 01 - Feb 28 (OSS) C33
Dec 01 - Mar 31 (OSS) C34
Jan 01 - Apr 30 (OSS) C31
Feb 01 - May 31 (OSS) C32
Mar 01 - Jun 30 (OSS) C33
Apr 01 - Jul 31 (OSS) C34
May 01 - Aug 31 (OSS) C31
Jun 01 - Sep 30 (OSS) C32
Jul 01 - Oct 31 (OSS) C33
Aug 01 - Nov 30 (OSS) C34
Concepts & Dimensions of Group Work Practice 3 ADD 829 $674
Sat & Sun, Nov 18 - Dec 03
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (H)
C01
Sep 01 - Feb 28 (OSS) C31
Oct 01 - Mar 31 (OSS) C32
Nov 01 - Apr 30 (OSS) C33
Dec 01 - May 31 (OSS) C34
Jan 01 - Jun 30 (OSS) C31
Feb 01 - Jul 31 (OSS) C32
Mar 01 - Aug 31 (OSS) C33
Apr 01 - Sep 30 (OSS) C34
May 01 - Oct 31 (OSS) C31
Jun 01 - Nov 30 (OSS) C32
Jul 01 - Dec 31 (OSS) C33
Aug 01 - Jan 31 (OSS) C34
Introduction to Addiction 3 ADD 827 $644
Sep 18 - Dec 10 (O) C21
Sep 01 - Feb 28 (OSS) C31
Oct 01 - Mar 31 (OSS) C32
Nov 01 - Apr 30 (OSS) C33
Dec 01 - May 31 (OSS) C34
Jan 15 - Apr 15 (O) C21
Jan 01 - Jun 30 (OSS) C31
Feb 01 - Jul 31 (OSS) C32
Mar 01 - Aug 31 (OSS) C33
Apr 01 - Sep 30 (OSS) C34
May 01 - Oct 31 (OSS) C31
Jun 01 - Nov 30 (OSS) C32
Jul 01 - Dec 31 (OSS) C33
Aug 01 - Jan 31 (OSS) C34
Pharmacology & Drug Abuse 2 ADD 874 $574
Sep 01 - Dec 31 (OSS) C31
Oct 01 - Jan 31 (OSS) C32
Nov 01 - Feb 28 (OSS) C33
Dec 01 - Mar 31 (OSS) C34
Jan 01 - Apr 30 (OSS) C31
Feb 01 - May 31 (OSS) C32
Mar 01 - Jun 30 (OSS) C33
Apr 01 - Jul 31 (OSS) C34
Sat & Sun, May 05 - May 27
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (H)
C01
May 01 - Aug 31 (OSS) C31
Jun 01 - Sep 30 (OSS) C32
Jul 01 - Oct 31 (OSS) C33
Aug 01 - Nov 30 (OSS) C34
Problem Management Skills for Helpers 3 ADD 828 $674
Sep 01 - Feb 28 (OSS) C31
Oct 01 - Mar 31 (OSS) C32
Nov 01 - Apr 30 (OSS) C33
Dec 01 - May 31 (OSS) C34
Jan 01 - Jun 30 (OSS) C31
Feb 01 - Jul 31 (OSS) C32
Mar 01 - Aug 31 (OSS) C33
Apr 01 - Sep 30 (OSS) C34
Sat & Sun, Jun 09 - Jun 24
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (H)
C01
May 01 - Oct 31 (OSS) C31
Jun 01 - Nov 30 (OSS) C32
Jul 01 - Dec 31 (OSS) C33
Aug 01 - Jan 31 (OSS) C34
Solution-Focused Approaches in Addiction Counselling 3 ADD 830 $674
Sep 01 - Feb 28 (OSS) C31
Oct 01 - Mar 31 (OSS) C32
Nov 01 - Apr 30 (OSS) C33
Dec 01 - May 31 (OSS) C34
Sat & Sun, Jan 27 - Feb 11
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (H)
C01
Jan 01 - Jun 30 (OSS) C31
Feb 01 - Jul 31 (OSS) C32
Mar 01 - Aug 31 (OSS) C33
Apr 01 - Sep 30 (OSS) C34
May 01 - Oct 31 (OSS) C31
Jun 01 - Nov 30 (OSS) C32
Jul 01 - Dec 31 (OSS) C33
Aug 01 - Jan 31 (OSS) C34
general electives
Course Units Course # Tuition
Date /Time /Format Sec
Date /Time /Format Sec
Date /Time /Format Sec
Adult Children of Alcoholics 2 ADD 813 $544
Sep 01 - Dec 31 (OSS) C31
Oct 01 - Jan 31 (OSS) C32
Nov 01 - Feb 28 (OSS) C33
Dec 01 - Mar 31 (OSS) C34
Jan 01 - Apr 30 (OSS) C31
Feb 01 - May 31 (OSS) C32
Mar 01 - Jun 30 (OSS) C33
Apr 01 - Jul 31 (OSS) C34
May 01 - Aug 31 (OSS) C31
Jun 01 - Sep 30 (OSS) C32
Jul 01 - Oct 31 (OSS) C33
Aug 01 - Nov 30 (OSS) C34
EAP I: Wellness & Work: Introduction to Employee Assistance Programs 2 ADD 470 $544
Sep 01 - Dec 31 (OSS) C31
Oct 01 - Jan 31 (OSS) C32
Nov 01 - Feb 28 (OSS) C33
Dec 01 - Mar 31 (OSS) C34
Jan 01 - Apr 30 (OSS) C31
Feb 01 - May 31 (OSS) C32
Mar 01 - Jun 30 (OSS) C33
Apr 01 - Jul 31 (OSS) C34
May 01 - Aug 31 (OSS) C31
Jun 01 - Sep 30 (OSS) C32
Jul 01 - Oct 31 (OSS) C33
Aug 01 - Nov 30 (OSS) C34
Independent Study 2 ADD 101 $544
Sep 01 - Dec 31 (OSS) C31
Oct 01 - Jan 31 (OSS) C32
Nov 01 - Feb 28 (OSS) C33
Dec 01 - Mar 31 (OSS) C34
Jan 01 - Apr 30 (OSS) C31
Feb 01 - May 31 (OSS) C32
Mar 01 - Jun 30 (OSS) C33
Apr 01 - Jul 31 (OSS) C34
May 01 - Aug 31 (OSS) C31
Jun 01 - Sep 30 (OSS) C32
Jul 01 - Oct 31 (OSS) C33
Aug 01 - Nov 30 (OSS) C34
Practical Experience Elective 2 ADD 400 $684
Sep 01 - Dec 31 (OSS) C31
Oct 01 - Jan 31 (OSS) C32
Nov 01 - Feb 28 (OSS) C33
Dec 01 - Mar 31 (OSS) C34
Jan 01 - Apr 30 (OSS) C31
Feb 01 - May 31 (OSS) C32
Mar 01 - Jun 30 (OSS) C33
Apr 01 - Jul 31 (OSS) C34
May 01 - Aug 31 (OSS) C31
Jun 01 - Sep 30 (OSS) C32
Jul 01 - Oct 31 (OSS) C33
Aug 01 - Nov 30 (OSS) C34
Working with Families & Addiction 2 ADD 879 $574
Sep 01 - Dec 31 (OSS) C31
Oct 01 - Jan 31 (OSS) C32
Nov 01 - Feb 28 (OSS) C33
Dec 01 - Mar 31 (OSS) C34
Sat & Sun, Apr 07 - Apr 22
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (H)
C01
Jan 01 - Apr 30 (OSS) C31
Feb 01 - May 31 (OSS) C32
Mar 01 - Jun 30 (OSS) C33
Apr 01 - Jul 31 (OSS) C34
May 01 - Aug 31 (OSS) C31
Jun 01 - Sep 30 (OSS) C32
Jul 01 - Oct 31 (OSS) C33
Aug 01 - Nov 30 (OSS) C34
Working with Problem Gambling 2 ADD 121 $544
Sep 01 - Dec 31 (OSS) C31
Oct 01 - Jan 31 (OSS) C32
Nov 01 - Feb 28 (OSS) C33
Dec 01 - Mar 31 (OSS) C34
Jan 01 - Apr 30 (OSS) C31
Feb 01 - May 31 (OSS) C32
Mar 01 - Jun 30 (OSS) C33
Apr 01 - Jul 31 (OSS) C34
May 01 - Aug 31 (OSS) C31
Jun 01 - Sep 30 (OSS) C32
Jul 01 - Oct 31 (OSS) C33
Aug 01 - Nov 30 (OSS) C34
Working with Women & Addiction 2 ADD 892 $544
Sep 01 - Dec 31 (OSS) C31
Oct 01 - Jan 31 (OSS) C32
Nov 01 - Feb 28 (OSS) C33
Dec 01 - Mar 31 (OSS) C34
Jan 01 - Apr 30 (OSS) C31
Feb 01 - May 31 (OSS) C32
Mar 01 - Jun 30 (OSS) C33
Apr 01 - Jul 31 (OSS) C34
May 01 - Aug 31 (OSS) C31
Jun 01 - Sep 30 (OSS) C32
Jul 01 - Oct 31 (OSS) C33
Aug 01 - Nov 30 (OSS) C34
Youth & Addiction 2 ADD 894 $544
Sep 01 - Dec 31 (OSS) C31
Oct 01 - Jan 31 (OSS) C32
Nov 01 - Feb 28 (OSS) C33
Dec 01 - Mar 31 (OSS) C34
Jan 01 - Apr 30 (OSS) C31
Feb 01 - May 31 (OSS) C32
Mar 01 - Jun 30 (OSS) C33
Apr 01 - Jul 31 (OSS) C34
Jun 01 - Sep 30 (OSS) C32
Jul 01 - Oct 31 (OSS) C33
Aug 01 - Nov 30 (OSS) C34
generalelectives
Course Units Course # Tuition
Date /Time /Format Sec
Date /Time /Format Sec
Date /Time /Format Sec
Youth & Addiction 2 ADD 894 $544
May 01 - Aug 31 (OSS) C31
skill development electives
Course Units Course # Tuition
Date /Time /Format Sec
Date /Time /Format Sec
Date /Time /Format Sec
Assessment of Addictive Behaviour 2 ADD 888 $574
Sat & Sun, Oct 21 - Nov 05
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (H)
C01
Sep 01 - Dec 31 (OSS) C31
Oct 01 - Jan 31 (OSS) C32
Nov 01 - Feb 28 (OSS) C33
Dec 01 - Mar 31 (OSS) C34
Jan 01 - Apr 30 (OSS) C31
Feb 01 - May 31 (OSS) C32
Mar 01 - Jun 30 (OSS) C33
Apr 01 - Jul 31 (OSS) C34
May 01 - Aug 31 (OSS) C31
Jun 01 - Sep 30 (OSS) C32
Jul 01 - Oct 31 (OSS) C33
Aug 01 - Nov 30 (OSS) C34
Concurrent Disorders in Addiction 2 ADD 876 $574
Sep 01 - Dec 31 (OSS) C31
Oct 01 - Jan 31 (OSS) C32
Nov 01 - Feb 28 (OSS) C33
Dec 01 - Mar 31 (OSS) C34
Sat & Sun, Mar 03 - Mar 25
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (H)
C01
Jan 01 - Apr 30 (OSS) C31
Feb 01 - May 31 (OSS) C32
Mar 01 - Jun 30 (OSS) C33
Apr 01 - Jul 31 (OSS) C34
May 01 - Aug 31 (OSS) C31
Jun 01 - Sep 30 (OSS) C32
Jul 01 - Oct 31 (OSS) C33
Aug 01 - Nov 30 (OSS) C34
Counselling Techniques in Addiction Practice 2 ADD 122 $574
Sat & Sun, Sep 16 - Oct 01
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (H)
C01
EAP II: Counselling for the Workplace: Principles of EAP Intervention 2 ADD 471 $544
Sep 01 - Dec 31 (OSS) C31
Oct 01 - Jan 31 (OSS) C32
Nov 01 - Feb 28 (OSS) C33
Dec 01 - Mar 31 (OSS) C34
Jan 01 - Apr 30 (OSS) C31
Feb 01 - May 31 (OSS) C32
Mar 01 - Jun 30 (OSS) C33
Apr 01 - Jul 31 (OSS) C34
May 01 - Aug 31 (OSS) C31
Jun 01 - Sep 30 (OSS) C32
Jul 01 - Oct 31 (OSS) C33
Aug 01 - Nov 30 (OSS) C34
The Whole Person: Application of Personality Theories in Addiction 2 ADD 803 $544
Sep 01 - Dec 31 (OSS) C31
Oct 01 - Jan 31 (OSS) C32
Nov 01 - Feb 28 (OSS) C33
Dec 01 - Mar 31 (OSS) C34
Jan 01 - Apr 30 (OSS) C31
Feb 01 - May 31 (OSS) C32
Mar 01 - Jun 30 (OSS) C33
Apr 01 - Jul 31 (OSS) C34
May 01 - Aug 31 (OSS) C31
Jun 01 - Sep 30 (OSS) C32
Jul 01 - Oct 31 (OSS) C33
Aug 01 - Nov 30 (OSS) C34
Treatment of Addictive Behaviour 2 ADD 895 $544
Sep 01 - Dec 31 (OSS) C31
Oct 01 - Jan 31 (OSS) C32
Nov 01 - Feb 28 (OSS) C33
Dec 01 - Mar 31 (OSS) C34
Jan 01 - Apr 30 (OSS) C31
Feb 01 - May 31 (OSS) C32
Mar 01 - Jun 30 (OSS) C33
Apr 01 - Jul 31 (OSS) C34
May 01 - Aug 31 (OSS) C31
Jun 01 - Sep 30 (OSS) C32
Jul 01 - Oct 31 (OSS) C33
Aug 01 - Nov 30 (OSS) C34
Understanding & Preventing Relapse 2 ADD 812 $544
Sep 01 - Dec 31 (OSS) C31
Oct 01 - Jan 31 (OSS) C32
Nov 01 - Feb 28 (OSS) C33
Dec 01 - Mar 31 (OSS) C34
Jan 01 - Apr 30 (OSS) C31
Feb 01 - May 31 (OSS) C32
Mar 01 - Jun 30 (OSS) C33
Apr 01 - Jul 31 (OSS) C34
May 01 - Aug 31 (OSS) C31
Jun 01 - Sep 30 (OSS) C32
Jul 01 - Oct 31 (OSS) C33
Aug 01 - Nov 30 (OSS) C34