Addictions and Community Services Workers hold professional positions in various settings such as child, youth, and family social service agencies, and programs dealing specifically with drug abuse and alcoholism, family violence, and the aged.
In this program you will gain a fundamental understanding of psychology, pharmacology, ethics, and communications as well as the fundamentals of addiction and its impact on high-risk populations, youth and families. You will also learn about case file management, treatment planning, and various community resources available to clients with addiction and mental health issues in Alberta.
You will also be required to participate in a mandatory field placement where you will apply and adapt the knowledge and skills you learned in the classroom to real-world situations.
Are you interested in becoming a social services worker? Find out about the Addictions & Community Services Worker program at Reeves College and get started on a rewarding career path.