DSW111-Dual Diagnosis; Mental Health


Admission Requirements
  • Grade 12 or OSSD Equivalent
  • Mature Student with Wonderlic SLE min. cut score minimum 14 on test
  • Bring Your Own Device (BYOD): As a student in this on-campus program, you will require a mobile computing device that meets the specifications outlined by your program
  • Textbook: Disorders of Childhood: Development and Psychopathology, 3rd Edition Nelson Publishing 2018

Course Fees: $485.00
Other Compulsory Fees: Inclusive
Course Hours: 45 Hours
Course Intake: Every Monday
Department: PT – Continuing Education
Registration: Nativetc.com


In this subject, students will focus on observable behaviours and the environmental factors that affect their expression. Student will look at what demystifies stereotypical beliefs and misconceptions regarding the use of reinforcement, punishment, and self-control and learn techniques based on a sound theoretical and empirical foundation.


North Bay Campus or Online – www.nativetc.com

Part 1: Introduction

Part 2: Models of Child Development, Psychopathology, and Treatment

Part 3: Principles and Practices of Developmental Psychopathology

Part 4: Classification, Assessment and Diagnosis, and Intervention

Part 5: Disorders of Early Childhood

Part 6: Intellectual Developmental Disorder and Learning Disorders

Part 7: Maltreatment, and Trauma-and Stressor-Related Disorders

Part 8: Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) defined

Part 9: Oppositional Defiant Disorder and Conduct Disorder

Part 10: Anxiety Disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, and symptom Disorders

Part 11: Mood Disorders and Suicidality

Part 12: Eating Disorders

Part 13: Substance-Related Disorders and Transition to Adult Disorders

Knowledge Competencies
Recognize and indicate how to support health and well-being of people with developmental disabilities.

Skill Competencies
Demonstrate advocating support of health and well-being of people with developmental disabilities.