Assiniboine Community College

Applied Counselling Skills

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Program Information

School:Assiniboine Community College
Faculty:Centre of Continuing Studies
Field of Study:Community Health Services/Liaison/Counselling
Description:The Applied Counselling Skills Certificate program is designed to develop proficiency in basic counselling skills as well as knowledge to aid others in their search for personal growth and healthy relationships.

This program will enable you to develop basic counselling skills in areas that include general counselling, cross-cultural communication, and family and youth issues. The program will train you as a para-professional, skilled helper and/or support worker in a counselling related field.
URL:Applied Counselling Skills at Assiniboine Community College
Careers:Community and Social 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.
    - A complete Manitoba Grade 12 or equivalent

    - All applicants must provide the Centre of Continuing Studies (room 141, Victoria Avenue East Campus) with an application package containing: Resume, and two personal letters of reference. Current criminal records check. Current child abuse registry check. Application essay One-page handwritten essay will include: why you would like to take the Applied Counselling Skills program, what population/cliental you would be interested in working with, where you see yourself five years from now.

    - To ensure success in the program, it is also required that applicants have prior experience (minimum of 70 hours) in a helping field, for example caring for children, the ederly, direct care for adults, etc. For more information on volunteer sites, please contact the Centre of Continuing Studies.

    * 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 September 22, 2020