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Counselling Parents With an Addicted Child: A Guide for Students in Addictions Counselling Training

According to the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) (2012), youth aged 15-24 have the highest rate of self-reported use of prohibited substances in comparison to other age groups. The Canadian Centre for Addictions (CCFA) (2018) further cites data compiled by Statistics Canada...
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Self-Care Strategies for Graduates of Addictions Counsellor Courses

In order to effectively help at-risk individuals recover, addictions counsellors must be completely present and self-aware. As the nature of the counselling profession centers on helping others, it is extremely important for addictions counsellors to practice good self-care in order to effectively...
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3 Strategies for Working with Dual Diagnosis Clients After Addictions Counselor Training

If you’re motivated to help those in your community affected by addiction, your motivation, an enduring, supportive nature, as well as the right training can help make recovery possible. You can devote your career to encouraging individuals to overcome addiction and achieve lasting physical,...
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3 Relapse Prevention Strategies You’ll Learn in Addictions Counsellor Courses

What is addiction? Essentially, addiction has two main criteria: difficulty controlling use and duration of use of substances such as alcohol or drugs, and the inability to discontinue use, even after negative impact on one’s life, including the impact on relationships. The challenge for addiction...
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