MHAW109 – Client Referral, Screening, Assessment, Treatment Planning


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 specifications outline by your program

Delivery Mode: Online
Textbook: Concepts of Chemical Dependency, 10th Edition 2019 Nelson Publishing, Substance Abuse Counseling, 6th Edition Nelson Publishing 2019

Course Fees: $485.00 (with eTextbook)
Other Compulsory Fees: Inclusive
Additional Cost: Textbook $175.00 (Hard Copy)
Course Hours: 60 Hours
Course Intake: Every Monday
Department: PT – Continuing Education


In this subject, students will explore the client referral, assessment and treatment planning process to ensure the delivery of effective and appropriate supports to clients.


North Bay Campus or Online –

Knowledge Competencies

Collaborating with substance use clients, services and supports to identify and access the best available resources to meet clients’ needs.

Selecting, administering, and interpreting the results of evidence-informed tools and methods to measure a client’s substance use and related concerns, and inform the care and treatment plan.

Collaboratively developing a treatment plan based on the referral source, screening and assessment findings, ensuring that activities and resources reflect the client’s needs, strengths and goals. The process also includes monitoring, evaluating, planning for discharge, and updating the treatment plan so that it reflects the client’s evolving needs and goals.