Dual Credit

Counselling Dual Credit

Semester Two high school credits and two college courses

Gain an understanding of multiculturalism in Canada and substance abuse issues.

Overview

Multiculturalism in Canada– HSF4T (College Course: HSP150)

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 his/her own experience to that of other cultures.

Introduction to Substance Abuse – HDX4T (College Course: MHA180)

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 of abuse, myths surrounding substance abuse, and current drug policy in Canada. This course also presents an overview of substance abuse assessment, treatment settings, treatment approaches, and an introduction to the nature of co-occurring mental health and substance use problems.

Length:

Afternoon or morning release for one semester

Note:

  • 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 least one week prior to the start of the program, to be provided with a date, time and location for each orientation session.
  • Students involved in this program will be excused from their regular classes or co-op to attend the College.

Students who may need learning opportunities outside of high school and who would benefit from a college or apprenticeship experience to complete their Ontario Secondary School Diploma.

HSF4T/HSP150 Multiculturalism in Canada
HDX4T/MHA180 Introduction to Substance Abuse

Dual credit programs can help students transition from high school to college and apprenticeship programs. They can help students complete their Ontario Secondary School Diploma while customizing their 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 their future careers.

Dual credit programs can help you transition from high school to college and apprenticeship programs. They can help students complete their Ontario Secondary School Diploma 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.