The purpose of ADLER's certificate programs in Mental Health and Addictions (MHA) is to provide practitioners, both beginning and experienced, with a range of integrated learning opportunities reflective of the current state of knowledge and practice in the field of mental health & addictions on which they can build and renew their skills.
ADLER offers three certificates in Mental Health & Addictions:
- MHA-100 Fundamentals of Mental Health & Addictions (36 hours - 3 modules)
- MHA-200 Essential Skills for Mental Health and Addictions (36 hours - 3 modules)
- MHA-300 Advanced Skills for Mental Health & Addictions (36 hours - 3 modules)
Cost: $895 (HST included)
MHA-100 Fundamentals of Mental Health and Addictions (36 hours)
MHA-101 Introduction to Mental Health
MHA-102 Introduction to Addictions
MHA-103 Relapse and Recovery
This program has been designed to provide the student with a critical overview of mental health, mental illness and addiction in contemporary society.
MHA-200 Essential Skills for Mental Health and Addictions (36 hours)Prerequisite: MHA-100
MHA-202 Brief interventions
MHA-203 Motivational interviewing
This program of learning will allow participants to deepen their knowledge in three essential areas.
MHA-300 Certificate in Advanced Skills in Mental Health and Addictions (36 hours)Prerequisite: MHA-200
This module identifies a general framework for the practice of case management that can serve as a foundation for developing each participant’s own approach. Examines cultural competence in clinical care as a complex and dynamic combination of awareness, knowledge, skills and application.