Addictions Recovery Practitioner

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Addictions Recovery Practitioner

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Post-Graduation Work Permit

The in-person delivery of this program meets the eligibility criteria for the Post-Graduation Work Permit Program for international students.

The Addictions Recovery Practitioner post-diploma certificate program provides health and human services professionals with the knowledge and skills to work with clients experiencing substance use and concurrent disorders.

What to expect from the program

The program emphasizes acquisition of applied skills and best practices in direct client care, advocacy, ethics, and work with families and communities. The program builds upon students’ previous training and experience, and graduates are equipped to meet client and employer needs in a range of relevant settings. The program is offered in a flexible combination of online courses and live classroom instruction on evenings and weekends.

Graduate with experience

NorQuest College believes in the importance of on-the-job experience that provides an enriched learning opportunity.

You’ll graduate this program with 15 hours of community service learning.


Career opportunities

The Addictions Recovery Practitioner program will provide a viable career pathway for those entering the field of addictions. Graduates may pursue further education at the bachelor’s and master’s level, in areas such as social work, addictions, mental health, program administration, management, and research.

  • Most employers in this field require excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
  • Recognition of international education to meet employment qualifications will vary based on employer.

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You may find other related occupations by searching for mental health, social work, occupational therapy, etc.


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March 18, 2023
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Edmonton

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