Dual Credit

Counselling - Adult Dual Credit

7 weeks Two high school credits and two college courses


Dual Credits: Two high school credits and two college courses

Multiculturalism in Canada - HSF4T (College Course: HSP 150)
This course offers a non-judgmental discussion of various cultures, their belief systems and lifestyles, and the impact this has on the helping relationship. Emphasis is placed on those cultures most common to Canada, and the course helps the student to compare their own experience to that of other cultures. 

Introduction to Substance Abuse - HDX4T (College Course: MHA 180)
This course provides an introduction to the history of substance use, and the social context in which it exists. The course outlines the theories of substance use in the context of mental health, the cultural and societal influences that impact use and abuse, an overview of drugs and abuse, myths surrounding substance abuse, and current drug policy in Canada. This course also presents an overview of substance abuse assessment, treatment setting, treatment approaches, and an introduction to the nature of co-occuring mental health and substance use problems.

Length: Monday - Friday mornings for 7 weeks beginning October 22.

  • Tuition, materials, equipment and transportation fees will be covered through the Dual Credit program
  • All students are expected to attend an orientation session prior to taking part in any Dual Credit program 
  • Students will be contacted by the SCWI Program Assistant, at lease one week prior to the start of the program, to be provided with a date, time and location for the orientation session

Dual credit programs can help you transition into college and apprenticeship programs. They can help students complete their Ontario Secondary School Diploma requirements while customizing learning with exposure to the college environment.

Students have the opportunity to:

  • Earn high school credits while studying at a local college or taking apprenticeship training
  • Gain experience in the transition to postsecondary education or apprenticeship
  • Get a head start on learning and training for future careers.