Lakes District Credit Courses

Courses recognized for university/college credit

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FASD 260 Overview of FASD

Develop a critical FASD context. This course provides an academic and comprehensive overview by exploring the unique complexities of FASD. The impacts of this disorder on social, criminal, educational, financial and health care systems are considered.

This course is recognized for transfer credit in programs at Kwantlen College, Thompson Rivers University, University of the Fraser Valley, Trinity Western University, University of Northern BC and the University of Victoria.

3 CR

Note: A maximum of three FASD courses may be taken before registering in the diploma program.

TBA $572.99
FASD 301 Fundamentals & Professional Implications

This course is designed to provide a solid understanding of the unique complexities of FASD for students in the social service, education, justice and health related disciplines. This knowledge will add depth to their understanding of individuals/families and communities who access services in their chosen field. The prevalence and impact of FASD make this disorder an important area of study for those in the human service professions. Students will explore effective strategies for prevention and intervention at the family, community and professional levels. Their gained knowledge can be integrated into their practice once in the field.

This course is recognized for transfer credit in programs at Thompson Rivers University, University of the Fraser Valley, University of Northern BC, Athabasca University and the University of Victoria.

3 CR

Prerequisite: ENGL 103 or equivalent or admittance into the FASD Advanced Diploma Program

Note: A maximum of three FASD courses may be taken before registering in the diploma program.

May 10 - July 18, 2017
$584.44
FASD 305 Brain and Behaviour

Given the profound impact of alcohol on the brain, this challenging course is integral to a thorough understanding of FASD. In this course the current knowledge of human brain structure is integrated with the effects of alcohol on the developing brain.

Prerequisite: FASD 301 and two years of college or university-level courses in a related discipline

3 CR

Note: A maximum of three FASD courses may be taken before registering in the diploma program.

May 10 - July 18, 2017 $584.44
FASD 399 Practicum

Accomplish specific practicum goals within your discipline.

Prerequisite: Eight courses from the FASD program, including FASD 300, 301, and 335

3 CR

Note: A maximum of three FASD courses may be taken before registering in the diploma program.

TBA
FASD 325 Developmental Disabilities & FASD

Focus on the disabilities that overlap and co- exist with FASD to enhance your ability to work with affected individuals.

Prerequisite or corequisite: FASD 301 and 305 or permission of the instructor

3 CR

Note: A maximum of three FASD courses may be taken before registering in the diploma program.

TBA
FASD 335 Prevention

Explore the tri-level system of prevention — primary, secondary and tertiary. You will have an opportunity to critically examine prevention initiatives at each level and develop a comprehensive prevention plan.

Prerequisite or corequisite: FASD 301

3 CR

Note: A maximum of three FASD courses may be taken before registering in the diploma program.

TBA
OASW 102 Culturally Appropriate Practices for Working with Aboriginal Families
Explore the foundational concepts of working with First Nation Communities and what constitutes effective communication from a local Aboriginal Community perspective. The impact of historical and socio-political issues on practice in Aboriginal communities will be examined as will local Aboriginal history and cultural practices. 3CR
TBA


FASD 330 Addictions

FASD 330 will give students an understanding of substance misuse, abuse and compulsive addictive behaviour. It will broaden their perspective of addiction issues and further strengthen their ability to work with diverse populations. A significant portion of this course is targeted to FASD.

Prerequisite: Two years of college- or university- level courses in a related discipline (or permission of the instructor)

3 CR

Note: A maximum of three FASD courses may be taken before registering in the diploma program.

TBA $572.99

Tuition and fees for the 2016/2017 academic year are subject to change.

Credit courses are subject to the following additional fees:

  • Application $40.00
  • Registration $15.91
  • Technology $5.73
  • Enhanced service $40.80
  • Development $10.20

The application fee will be waived if you take a credit course offered through CNC as an elective for a current full-time CNC program.

Applications are accepted by the College up to the start of classes as long as seats are available in the program. However, we encourage students to apply as early as possible prior to the start of classes. The availability of spaces in these programs will change as seats fill.