Community Addictions Training
Nechi Institute’s Community Addictions Training (CAT) Certificate offers students training in alcohol and drug counselling skills. This program consists of eight courses; each course relates to and builds on skills learned during the previous course.
- CAT 1: Communication & Ethics
- CAT 2: Addictions
- CAT 3: Family Disease
- CAT 4: Assessment & Intervention
- CAT 5: Treatment
- CAT 6: Aftercare
- CAT 7: Personal Growth
- CAT 8: Prevention
Students attend classes which are 5 and ½ days in length and travel to our Centre for a total of eight weeks during a ten-month period. This program is also offered as an eight-week summer session.
- Pre-requisite is one-year sobriety (if you have a history of addictions).
- Each course in the Community Addictions Training Certificate Program is approved for 45 hours study credit by the Canadian Council of Professional Certification.