Douglas College

Youth Justice

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Program Information

School:Douglas College
Faculty:Child, Family & Community Studies
Field of Study:Juvenile Corrections
Youth Services/Administration
Description:Do you want to make a positive difference the lives of young offenders or youth at risk of offending? Help improve the lives of young people in your community or who are involved in the justice system with a career in youth justice. Unique in British Columbia, Douglas College’s two-year Youth Justice Diploma program blends studies in child and youth counselling, criminology and youth justice. Courses in behaviour theory, public policy, skill development and professional practice, plus real-world experience through two practicum placements, ensure you are prepared to effectively assist at-risk youth or those who are already involved in the justice system once you graduate.
URL:Youth Justice at Douglas College
Length:2 Year(s)
Careers:Social and Community Service Workers

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
Applicants must meet General College Admission Requirements.
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Work Experience

Applicants are required to have successful completion of 60 hours paid or volunteer experience in an approved setting, as well as a Criminal Record Search (CRS). See website for more details.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on August 11, 2022