Centennial College

COMMUNITY AND JUSTICE SERVICES

About Program

If you're fascinated with law and crime and want to help at-risk people and communities, the Community and Justice Services program is for you. 

Facilitated by the School of Community and Health Studies, Community and Justice Services courses will help you to gain the expert knowledge and practical skills to work in diverse settings that address youth and adult populations that are at risk, currently incarcerated involved with the criminal justice system, or involved in rehabilitation programs.

In this diploma program, emphasis will be placed on:

Prevention, intervention and rehabilitative strategies Practical communication Treatment approaches Group dynamics Program development and facilitation Case management and security skills


This program will include more than 400 hours of placement in and around Greater Toronto Area jails, group homes, community centres, courthouses and schools.

Please note:

This program is taught using a combination of modalities. Courses may be delivered face-to-face, online, or in a blended/hybrid combination of both online and traditional classroom teaching.  A minimum grade of C (60 per cent) is required to pass all courses in this program, including GNED, COMM and ENGL.


Program HighlightsActive participation in the Community and Justice Services program is essential as you'll learn counselling, case management, risk assessment, care and control, and crisis and suicide intervention skills. You'll develop a professional portfolio. The third and fourth semesters will include field placements two days a week, with the other three days spent in class. The Community and Justice Services program has forged connections to the field that will provide you with an exceptional field placement learning experience and employment opportunities. Hands-on experience, work with diverse client groups in a variety of settings, and exposure to the criminal justice and community services field will open doors to the employment market.


As a Community and Justice Services graduate, you'll demonstrate the ability to:

communicate in a manner consistent with professional ethics and practice, and a respect for self, others, and relevant law, policies and legislation.

employ all relevant static and dynamic safety and security techniques to ensure the protection of the public, staff, and clients in institutional, residential, and community settings.

intervene with clients, individually and in groups, in order to address and manage barriers to promote inclusion, positive growth and personal development.c

collect information, observe, monitor, record and assess client behaviour accurately in compliance with legal and organizational requirements.

assist in the prevention, management and resolution of conflict, crises, and emergency situations using intervention strategies as prescribed by relevant legislative requirements and industry standards and/or certification.

develop and maintain positive working relationships with colleagues, supervisors and community justice stakeholders to maintain a productive, professional and safe working environment.

engage in program planning, implementation, assessment, and evaluation to meet the needs of clients, staff, community and administration within the context of an interdisciplinary setting.

apply knowledge of the history, philosophy, and diverse models of corrective action, of detention, rehabilitation, and reintegration to decision-making and institutional practices.

develop and implement self-care strategies using self-awareness, self-inquiry and reflection.

work in a manner consistent with professional ethics demonstrating respect for self, others and relevant legislation, policies and procedures in a multi-disciplinary workplace.

assess and respond to the strengths and needs of clients, including complex responses impacted by mental health, addictions and other social factors in order to support and promote positive change.

promote inclusive practices within community and justice services to increase understanding within the community and meet the needs of diverse populations.

propose innovative solutions to address gaps in programs/services in the criminal justice sector through collaborations with community partners.

discuss how to engage in decolonizing actions within the professions of Community and Justice Services in the collective pursuit of reconciliation.


Global Citizenship and Equity Portfolio

You'll develop a portfolio documenting your engagement with the College's signature Global Citizenship and Equity (GC&E) competencies. For more information on GC&E, the GC&E portfolio and the supports available to you, please visit centennialcollege.ca/citizenshipandequity.

Jenjang Pendidikan

2 Years Diploma (D2)

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Centennial College is Ontario’s first public college, with five campuses in Toronto, Canada.
Centennial offers high-quality Canadian Education that is hands-on, and employment focused. Programs at Centennial promote experiential learning with laboratory instruction, co-op education, and industry placements.   Many Centennial programs offer Canadian work experience and provide eligibility for designations from Canadian professional associations. Centennial consistently ranks #1 in Toronto for Student Satisfaction (KPI: 2016-2020). International students are achieving their goals at Centennial College, and leading the province in rates of successful graduation!
 An impressive 90.1% of our international students studying Graduate Certificate programs complete their program at Centennial and graduate successfully.

  With seven specialized academic schools, Centennial College offers more than 160 Programs. Centennial offers foundations, post-secondary and post-graduate programs in: Business, Engineering Technology and Applied Science, Communications, Media, Arts and Design, Health, Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Arts, Transportation. Centennial also offers English Language Learning and Foundations programs for college and university preparation. Internationalization and Pathways Through extensive partnership building, Centennial offers a global network of incoming and outgoing Pathways and credit transfer agreements with partner institutions: 398 international pathways and more than 600 Canadian pathways are established! Centennial is the #1 college choice for international students in Canada and one of the most culturally diverse post-secondary institutions in the country. Centennial is a big institution and well recognized in Canada and around the world. Enrolment is over 25,000 full-time students, including 11,000 international students from 125 countries. As you enjoy the academic benefits of a Canadian college education, a wide range of global perspectives will enrich your education and experience. Centennial College welcomes you in your pursuit of an incredible international education experience. Centennial has a reputation for student and graduate success and numerous awards for International Education Leadership. 

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Centennial College was the first in a network of public colleges in Ontario designed to help the province become more competitive in an increasingly technological world. Today, Centennial College is the number one college choice for international students in Canada. Centennial has hosted over 50,000 international students in its 56-year history.

WHY CHOOSE CENTENNIAL COLLEGE?

• Affordable and cost-effective

• High standard of education

• Co-op and industry connections

• Incredible diversity

• Opportunity to work

• Safe city and friendly community

Discover the benefits of choosing Centennial! Top Five Reasons: www.centennialcollege.ca/admissions/international-education/why-choose-centennial-college/

An award-winning Canadian institution Centennial received the Gold Medal for Leadership Development at the 2018 World Federation of Colleges and Polytechnics (WFCP) Awards of Excellence. Centennial also received the 2016 Gold Medal for Internationalization Excellence from Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan).

We are leaders, innovators, and entrepreneurs We work with over 800 industry partners! You have access to the latest equipment and technology, industry-leading faculty and co-op opportunities to get you work-ready upon graduation. Centennial received first prize for Innovation in Applied Research.

Among 125 colleges, Centennial ranks third in Canada for the number of students employed and paid to conduct applied research (Canada’s Top 50 Research Colleges: 2017 Report). Over 1,000 pathways! Centennial College programs offer 367 Degree Pathways with partner universities in Canada and abroad.

 

 CO-OPERATIVE EDUCATION (optional Co-op program)
Co-operative education, is a program where students get the chance to work with pay in an industry related to their field. Most co-op programs are structured so that each term or semester of schooling is alternated with a term or semester of work. If you still confuse please check this link for better explanation (https://www.studyincanada.com/News/11/1510/Redirect) 

Career Services
Career services works with students and graduates to provide them with the necessary career planning and job search tools to help them move from education to employment and is available from your first semester up to two years after you graduate. While you are a Centennial student, co-op gives you valuable Canadian work experience that you can add to your resume. Co-op helps you decide what kind of career you will want, helps you pay for your college education and increases your chances of quickly establishing a successful career (with a higher salary) as a graduate.
( https://www.centennialcollege.ca/student-life/career-services-and-co-operative-education/co-op-education-at-centennial/co-op-for-students/)


 

Age limit?
No, as long as student have the academic requirement (high school/secondary qualification) and any additional requirements; stated by each specific course/program.  Anyone can apply for Centennial College. No matter how old or young. Student Housing?
Housing options: Students have their choice of staying at Centennial’s residence, participating in the Homestay program, or living with other students off campus. For more information on these options, you can visit the following link: 
https://www.centennialcollege.ca/student-life/student-services/housing-options/

Scholarship?
Currently, International students are not eligible for Ontario financial aid, bursaries, or Centennial College’s entry scholarships. However, after successfully enrolling in the first year of study, international students can be eligible for partial scholarships based on academic merit, sports and athletics, and leadership along with all other students. https://www.centennialcollege.ca/admissions/international-education/scholarships/

Program available for International Student: 

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