Bachelor of Applied Social Service – mental health and addictions major (North Tec)

The Bachelor of Applied Social Service has a major in mental health and addictions which encourages the embedding of dual competency knowledge. A double major in mental health and addictions and social work or counselling is also available.


Aotearoa New Zealand Society (5)

Te Ao Maori (5)

Social Policy and Law (5)

Working with Groups (5)

Psychology and human development (5)

Professional Practice (5)

Counselling Micro Skills (5)

Theoretical Frameworks (5)

Whanau and Family Systems (6)

Risk Assessment and Intervention (6)

Integrated Theories and Interventions in Alcohol, Other drugs and Addictions (6)

Integrated Theories and Interventions in Mental Health and Mental Disorders (6)

Counselling Theory 1 (6)

Counselling Practice 1 (6)

Fieldwork Education Tuatahi (6)

Supporting Reluctant and Involuntary Clients (6)

Research Methods (7)

Advanced Practice and Theories in Alcohol, Other drugs and Addiction Studies (7)

Advanced Practice and Theories in Mental Health Studies (7)

Health Promotion and Health Education (7)

Special Topic (7)

Fieldwork Education Tuarua (7)

For further information please contact NorthTec 0800 162 100 or jkean@northtec.ac.nz (Jess Kean, Programme Leader) or www.northtec.ac.nz