Canada College Vancouver
Suite 300, 909 Burrard St
Vancouver BC

Addiction & Youth Services Specialist

Our Addiction & Youth Services Specialist Diploma Program features first-rate instruction, hands-on training and a 175-hour work placement to help you launch a deeply rewarding new career path in the health sciences. You will be qualified to pursue opportunities in treatment centres, group homes, youth centres, family support programs, foster care programs and more! Our instructors will guide you through the courses you need to achieve your career goals, including:

  • Interpersonal communication, crisis intervention, case management and report writing
  • Fundamentals in addictions and substance abuse, psychology and mental health
  • Intake procedures and interviewing techniques
  • Relapse prevention and individual and group facilitation
  • Policy, legislation and government and community resources

The employment outlook over the next decade is expected to remain strong for Addiction & Youth Services Specialists. Wages at the entry-level start at $15.85 an hour and progress to $29.00 with time, experience and dedication.


Career College Vancouver offers flexible start dates, small, interactive classes and a supportive learning environment led by industry-experienced instructors. Our expert team will guide you through the admissions process while career specialists will provide the insight and tools you need to successfully explore employment leads. Our convenient location in downtown Vancouver has a multitude of conveniences just steps away from campus and puts you right in the centre of our beautiful city.


Get in touch today! Use our online form to contact Canada College Vancouver to receive more information on our Addiction & Youth Services Specialist Diploma Program. Find out just how quickly you can get the diploma you need to pursue a career path doing something you really love!


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Alberto – Spain

“This College is filled with such positivity and energy that surrounds everyone here with happiness. I simply love coming here and to be with my friends and instructors. I am sure people will feel this once they step in to Canada College Vancouver.”

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