Family & Community Counselling

 Credential: Certificate  Ι  Credits: 39.0  Ι  Offered: September to July


Program Description

In this 11-month Certificate program, learners are introduced to the general theory and develop their foundational skills in psychology and trauma counselling. Most importantly, learners are encouraged to understand their self-identity, culture, and history – essentially creating a strong sense of well-being in order to communicate and help other Indigenous people with overcoming personal barriers.

This certificate program can be applied towards the Family and Community Counselling Diploma program at NEC.

Career Path

Our graduates find jobs with different employers including Children & Family Service agencies, Community Health Agencies, First Nation communities, or provincial agencies. Various positions may include:

  • Shelter/safehouse / residential worker
  • Community support worker
  • Outreach Youth Worker


Program Summary

Length:

11 months

Offered:

September to July

Credits:

39.0

Credential:

Certificate

Format:

Full-time

Schedule:

Monday to Friday, 9am to 3pm

Practicum:

200 Hours

Transferability:

NEC Family & Community Counselling Diploma

 

Admission Requirements

 

How to Apply

  • Completion of Grade 12 with a C+ or higher English 12; OR successful completion of written assessment test with a 64% (C+) or higher.
  • 2 reference letters
  • One page essay explaining your interest in the FCCC program
  • Criminal Record Check through the BC Criminal Record Review Program
  • Interview with Program Manager
 

In-Person: 235 East 5th Avenue, Vancouver BC. (We are located just off Main Street)

By Fax: Fax your application to our admissions office at (604) 873-1440

Online: Complete and submit your Online Application

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Course Schedule

Term 1 - September

Course Code

Course Name 

Credits

ENG 110

Introduction to College Writing

3

FCC 105

Basic Counselling Skills

3

SOC 110

Family Dynamics

3

PSY 120

Cultural Health Perspectives

3

FCC 115

Interpersonal Communications

3

Term 2 - January 

Course Code

Course Name 

Credits

FCC 110

Human Development I

3

FCC 135

Capacity Building and Program Planning

3

PSY 101

Introduction to Psychology

3

PSY 140

Introduction to Trauma Counselling

6

Term 3 - April

Course Code

Course Name 

Credits

FCC 120

Human Development II (Intensive)

3

FCC 150

FCC Practicum

6

Tuition & Fees

Tuition:

$5,950.00

Fees:

$150.00

Books:

$1,474.00

UPass:

$418.00

Total Cost:

$7,992.00

This program has been approved by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training.

For more information, contact:

Admissions Department
(604) 873-3772 Ext. 328
admissions@necvancouver.org