If you are interested in expanding your understanding of mental health and addiction, we have provided a short list of online education programs to get you started.
Fundamentals of Addiction – CAMH
This course is put on by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). In this course, you will gain a broad understanding of addiction through the lens of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM), including both substance misuse and problem gambling. Through a biopsychosocial perspective, the course covers social determinants of health, harm reduction, screening and assessment methods in addictions, treatment, and legal/ethical considerations.
This 8-week online course is intended for professionals working with those presenting with addiction issues. The cost of the course is $425.00 as listed on the CAMH website.
If you are interested in this course by CAMH, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.