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Yr 2 - 2018-19

Mental Health & Wellness

Students entering the Mental Health & Wellness program are introduced to Indigenous and Western-based holistic approaches to healing and addictions counselling, utilizing a lifespan approach that includes youth, adults and older adults.  The program includes an examination of addiction and recovery models as a process for working with self, programs and communities.

Graduates can expect salaries up to $25.00/hour. See drop-down menu for employment opportunities

  • Addictions Counsellor
  • Youth Care Worker/Mentor
  • NNADAP Worker
  • Community Health Representative
  • Crisis Intervention/Outreach Worker and many more


What to expect

Throughout the Mental Health & Wellness Program, learners experience practicum placements, counselling labs, and professional mentoring and coaching. They are prepared to develop community-based education programs and to work effectively in the field of mental health, addictions, wellness, and health.


Admission Requirements
  • Grade 12, Adult 12, GED 12 or Mature Admission
  • Two reference forms or letters

If you are currently enrolled in and completing high school:

  • Submit most up-to-date high school transcript
  • Submit a confirmation of enrolment of your final semester courses

Please contact an advisor for more information at

What is CAAT Testing

The Canadian Adult Achievement Test (CAAT) is a measure of your current functional level in Reading Comprehension, Number Operations and Problem Solving and Language. This battery of assessments has been designed specifically for the Canadian adult, regardless of his or her previous school experience.

You will be tested in the following areas:

  • Vocabulary
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Spelling
  • Language

You will be placed in the respective program of choice according to your score in all four sections of the CAAT test.

Returning Students

For more information on this program please email our Advisor at

Graduation Requirements

To graduate, students must complete all courses with a minimum average of 60%. 

Tuition & Fees

Based on 2017/18 Academic year:

Tuition: $4500.00
Compulsory Fee: $560.00
Textbooks: $1300.00
UPASS (City Transit): $250.00