Counselling Skills for Human Services

  • Type: Online and/or In Class
  • Credential: Statement of Completion
  • Starts In: Fall, Winter, Spring
  • Time to Complete: 5 Years
  • Plan #: C2107

About this part-time program ( What's this?)

A career involving a “helping role” can be a very rewarding experience. Enhance your skill set if you currently work, or plan to work in a variety of human service settings, whereby an understanding of human behaviour, communicating with others, and assisting individuals with their life choices are required skills.

Note: This program is not intended to replace the role of a counsellor.

Career Opportunities

Graduates enjoy diverse career options in various settings: Possible career paths include:

  • community agencies
  • health-related offices
  • not-for-profit centres
  • educational settings

How to Register

Students do not apply to our part-time programs. Instead, enrol in and successfully complete each course listed in the Program Delivery section. Once you have successfully completed all of the required courses, you may apply to graduate. If you aren't sure how to enrol in a course, you can learn more here.

Apply for Statement of Completion

Have you successfully completed the requirements of this program? Learn how to apply for your Statement of Completion.

Program Delivery

Code Course Name Delivery Course Availability
2017 Spring 2017 Fall

Required Courses:

PSYC1102 Communicating in Relationships In Class No TBA
PSYC1131 Counselling Process In Class No Yes
SOCL1235 Counselling At Risk Youth In Class No Yes
SOCL1430 Multiculturalism and Diversity in Canada On-line and/or In Class No Yes
COUN1091 Professional Development and Ethics In Class No TBA
COUN1004 Understanding and Managing Aggressive Behaviour In Class No TBA
Elective Information

Choose one of the following:

Elective Options
Code Course Name Delivery Course Availibility
Course Availibility for 2017 Spring Course Availibility for 2017 Fall
PSYC1100 Introductory Psychology In Class No TBA
PSYC1609 Psychology Introduction On-line Yes Yes

Prerequisites may be required for these courses. Please refer to individual course descriptions for specific requirements.