Community & Justice Services Program

Community & Justice Services Program

2 years Full-time

This program will prepare you for a rewarding and challenging career working with youth and adults in crisis. You will gain a working knowledge of the law, criminology, victimology and human behaviour. Benefit from practical workshops, industry tours and visits, and an integrated field placement component. Applied workshops include conflict resolution, mental health and addictions, suicide prevention and forensics. This comprehensive training will give you the skills you need to work in the fields of youth justice, restorative justice and adult corrections.

The program includes a 200-hour field placement component that can be completed anywhere in Canada!

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Program Brochure

Career Opportunities

* Program development facilitator
* Youth worker
* Restorative justice worker
* Policing
* Correctional officer
* Crisis intervention officer
* Emergency response team officer
* Canine unit officer
* Court liaison officer/Bailiff
* Victim services

What You Learn

* Criminology
* Criminal law and procedures
* Abnormal psychology
* Community program development and intervention
* Case management techniques
* Interviewing and counselling techniques
* Special needs and diverse client groups
* Human behaviour and mental health

Admission Requirements:

Program Prerequisites
OSSD or equivalent, ENG4C or ENG4U

Additional Requirements:
Although no criminal record check is required for acceptance into the program, some course related activities will require the student to consent to a police background check.

Location: Kenora

2 years Full-time