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Mental Health Intervention

Seneca Polytechnic - King
Canada, Ontario, King City
Tuition fee CA$17,909 per program

The fees are for the 2022–2023 academic year and include tuition (CA$16,352), health insurance and ancillary charges.

The fees displayed are estimates for two semesters and are subject to change.

Registration fee CA$390 one-time

The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$90) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).

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Accommodation fee CA$1,800 per month

The above fee is an estimated amount for living expenses for one month.

  • Including the cost of food, rent, transportation and other living expenses (varies depending on your living preferences).
  • Estimated living expenses are to be used as a guide only and are subject to change.

More information

senecacollege.ca/..grams/fulltime/MHI.html 

Overview

This eight-month graduate certificate program enhances the knowledge and skillsets of front line service providers or recent graduates of relevant programs with a specialization in mental health intervention. Along with studying theoretical and practical course content in family dynamics, community mental health and crisis intervention, you will be introduced to practical applications of the latest research and develop an understanding of risk, protective factors as well as early intervention applications. This training will prepare you to provide expertise to individuals and families in need of support.

During your second semester, the unique ‘Community Outreach’ course challenges your abilities to innovate new practices in the field. You will be placed on a team with fellow students where you will develop original modules based on best practices in mental health detection, prevention and outreach thereby contributing to the expansion of mental health knowledge and practices to the broader community.

As a graduate of this program with a GPA of 3.0 or higher, you are eligible to pursue Seneca’s Honours Bachelor of Community Mental Health degree program. Students need to apply on an individual basis and have their transcripts reviewed by the BCMH Academic Co-ordinator to determine the transfer credits that they would be qualified to receive.

This program begins in May and ends in December.

Skills

Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

  • Research
  • Practical applications
  • Ability to use good judgment

Career opportunities

When you graduate from this program, these are the types of career options that you can explore:

  • Front line service providers
  • Public safety and corrections officers
  • Emergency response and health practitioners
  • Community and social service workers
Apply Now! May 2024
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
May 6, 2024
Apply Now! May 2024
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
May 6, 2024