|Study location||Canada, Ontario, King City|
|Type||Advanced Diploma, College|
|Nominal duration||3 years, includes 4 field placements|
|Tuition fee||CA$16,043 per year
The fees are for the 2022–2023 academic year and include tuition (CA$14,486), health insurance and ancillary charges.
The fees displayed are estimates only for 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 for one month.
High School / Secondary Education (or higher)
To be eligible for admission, you must possess a high school diploma including these required courses (or equivalents):
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
If you are not coming from a country where English is the primary language, you must provide proof of English proficiency in one of the following ways:
This three-year advanced diploma program will provide you with a full range of intervention, prevention and treatment strategies to facilitate a positive change for children, adolescents and families in need of emotional, social, developmental or mental health support. You will receive in-depth training and education in behavioural theories, practices and a foundational understanding of assessment, intervention, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and activities with children and youth.
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 program. This unique pathway allows you to earn a degree within two years (4 semesters plus a work-term) after completion of a summer bridging stream.
Completion of the summer bridging stream includes the following courses:
- MHB399: Advanced Studies in Community Mental Health
- MHB499: Health and Community Psychology
- MHB799: Trauma Methods and Practices in Community Mental Health
Throughout the course of this advanced diploma program, you will develop skills in:
- Prevention, intervention and treatment strategies
- Treatments, counselling and therapeutic theories
- Understanding in adolescent development, violence, child and youth management, diversity, therapeutic activities, group and family work
- ASIST – Applied Suicide Intervention Training Certificate
- CPI – Crisis Prevention Intervention Training Certification
As a student of this program, if you meet all the academic requirements, you will have the opportunity to participate in approximately 1,200 hours of field placement during semesters 3 to 6 in a professional setting. Unpaid field placements will take place throughout semester 3, two days a week, while semester 4, 5 and 6 will take place three times a week.
When you graduate from this program, these are the types of employers waiting for you:
- Residential treatment centres
- Day treatment centres
- Group homes
- Children’s aid societies
You will also be qualified to work alongside:
- Medical and social work professionals
- Correctional officers
- Family organizations