Intro and Issues in Addictions

ADCT 1014

Course description

Recognizing that the field is both vast and fluid, this course will provide the student with an overview of the organizational structures and the service delivery models that exist in Ontario's addiction treatment system. Through a study of past legislation and policy development, a review of the historical trends, their context, and the resulting issues, the students will understand the terminology and language of the field, as well as the function and roles of the addictions counsellor in a variety of settings



Course Hours


Students registering for credit courses for the first time must declare a program at the point of registration. Declaring a program does not necessarily mean students must complete a program, individual courses may be taken for skill improvement and upgrading.

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