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Honours Bachelor of Social Science - Addictions and Mental Health

Tuition fee CA$18,910 per year

The fees shown here are estimates only for two semesters and are subject to change. The above fee includes tuition (CA$17,073), health insurance and ancillary fees.

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Registration fee CA$375 one-time

The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$75) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).

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Overview

Humber’s Bachelor of Social Science – Addictions and Mental Health program provides you with degree-level education, knowledge and skills required to work in this field. The program is firmly grounded in the theory and application of counselling, policy, governance, social science and research while exploring psychological and sociological influences. In addition, the program focuses on the analysis of social, historical, economic and political issues while exploring the effects these systems have on mental health and opportunities for prevention and harm reduction. The program encourages students to analyze broad issues and develop and apply skills in case management, counselling and grant writing.

Courses in the first year are part of the common platform with other degrees at Humber offered in the field of social science. In the second year of study, students immerse themselves in the field of addictions and mental health in courses including equity and inclusion, assessment, and counselling. This solid foundation of theory and application is followed by two years of further in-depth study in ethics, advanced counselling, contemporary issues, inter-professional collaboration and research. Overall, the program emphasizes critical thinking, analytical skills, leadership/management and professional practice.

Work Placement

In the third year, students will enhance their theoretical and applied studies with a work-integrated learning placement totalling 420 hours in a community setting. Students will have the option of completing placement hours on a full-time (summer) or part-time basis (over the fall and winter semesters) based on their individual situations. During this time, they will be able to practise the skills and apply the knowledge that they have acquired before embarking on their senior course work.

Career opportunities

Graduates will be prepared to be employed in a variety of social service settings in positions such as addiction counsellors, mental health and addictions workers, crisis counsellors, and community support workers. Graduates are well-positioned for the additional graduate-level study if they wish to progress into roles such as educators or co-ordinators of programs in the social service sector. Note that this program does not prepare graduates for any specific regulated professions such as social work or psychotherapy.

Apply Now! September 2023
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 5, 2023

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply Now! September 2023
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 5, 2023

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States