Humber’s Community and Justice Services diploma program focuses on both the community and the institutional sectors of the justice system. Our curriculum combines theory and applied skills, giving you the breadth of knowledge and experience needed to meet the demands of an entry-level position in this field. You’ll be prepared for occupations where you will work with offenders and other high-risk client groups and will explore the development of community programs, restorative justice initiatives and preventative measures. In addition, we practise inclusivity from a broad anti-oppressive perspective and place a strong emphasis on the practice of interpersonal, problem-solving and assessment skills.
Our faculty are skilled, committed, and have direct work experience within community and institutional correctional services. As a result, our program boasts strong community links. Additionally, experts also deliver further specialized community justice training.
Our advisory committee regularly reviews our curriculum, ensuring our program is always on the cutting edge of developments in the field.Courses Program Standards
You will have an opportunity to practise your skills during a supervised, comprehensive work placement in an institutional or community setting in Semesters 3 and 4, two days per week.
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Our program allows you to help contribute towards creating safe and healthy communities. You may be involved in a variety of roles within the community such as:
Gain the competitive edge that will qualify you for positions in a variety of settings such as:
Canadian Criminal Justice Association (CCJA)
Graduates may apply to become members of the Canadian Criminal Justice Association (CCJA).
Criminal Justice Association of Ontario
Graduates may apply to become members of the Criminal Justice Association of Ontario.
Note: The requirements for licensure are determined by the granting body, which is independent from Humber College. Students are encouraged to obtain the specific requirements directly from the granting body before enrolling.
The School of Social & Community Services has successful partnerships with an extensive list of agencies that provide placement/employment opportunities for Humber graduates. It is not unusual for some of our School of Social & Community Services students to receive job offers before they graduate.
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On June 29, 2018, the Provincial Government of Ontario announced the renaming of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development (MAESD) to the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU). Both names may appear on this website.