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Community Justice Services Diploma


Students are matched with one social service agency where they learn and practice CJS principles in a workplace setting.

Types of Placements
Correctional Institutions
Open custody facilities
Restorative Justice Organizations
Organizations supporting At Risk Youth
Organizations focused on supporting victims of crime
Student Roles Within Placement
Job shadowing
Co-facilitation of groups
Reception, intake and assessment
Outreach and representation of agency at events
Administrative tasks including note taking, filing, case noting, resource development
Key Learning
Observe, monitor, record, and assess client behaviour accurately, and respond appropriately in compliance with legal and organizational requirements.
To be familiar with, and work according to established agency policies and procedures; assist in the prevention and resolution of conflict, crisis, and emergency situations using methods consistent with legal requirements and organizational policy.
Establish, maintain and apply knowledge of social sciences concepts when interacting with clients, staff, professionals, and the community
Intervene with clients, individually and in groups, in order to address and manage problems and to facilitate constructive behaviour change.
Begin to use major helping systems such as the mental health system, the social assistance system and community information systems to help clients achieve their goals.

Placement Timeframe

Students starting the CJS program in September 2016 will enter field placement in September 2017.

200 hours. Mondays and Tuesdays. 15 weeks semester 3 & semester 4

Students starting the CJS program in January 2017 will enter field placement in January 2018.

200 hours. Wednesdays and Thursdays. 15 weeks semester 3 & semester 4

September Start

Field Placement

Semester 1 - Fall  
Semester 2 - Winter  
Spring  
Semester 3 - Fall Field Placement
Semester 4 - Winter Field Placement

Pre-requisites

Semester 1 - Fall  
Semester 2 - Winter Pre-requisites
Spring  
Semester 3 - Fall  
Semester 4 - Winter  

Placement Abroad Option

Students may have the option to complete one semeste of their placement internationally or abroad. For more information, click here.

Semester 1 - Fall  
Semester 2 - Winter  
Spring Placement Abroad option through Humber led group trips
Semester 3 - Fall  
Semester 4 - Winter  
Spring Independent Placement Abroad option

Meaghan Bastable

International Coordinator
416-675-6622 ext.3741 

January Start

Field Placement

Semester 1 - Winter  
Spring  
Semester 2 - Fall  
Semester 3 - Winter Field Placement
Spring  
Semester 4 - Fall Field Placement

Pre-requisites

Semester 1 - Winter  
Spring  
Semester 2 - Fall Pre-requisites
Semester 3 - Winter  
Spring  
Semester 4 - Fall  

Placement Abroad Option

Students may have the option to complete one semeste of their placement internationally or abroad. For more information, click here.

Semester 1 - Winter  
Spring  
Semester 2 - Fall  
Semester 3 - Winter  
Spring Independent Placement Abroad option
Semester 4 - Fall  

Meaghan Bastable

International Coordinator
416-675-6622 ext.3741 

Contact Information

Rachael Speirs

Field Placement Coordinator
416-675-6622 ext 3686