Graduate Certificate in Counselling Applied to
The goal of this program is to enhance teachers' knowledge and skills in
a variety of areas.
An undergraduate degree with
a CGPA of at least 3.0 out of 4.0 (some courses will be taken concurrently with
the diploma and graduate studies; therefore, students must have demonstrated
equivalent levels of accomplishment in their undergraduate studies).
Certification as a teacher,
a current teaching or student services position in a school or community
organization serving children and adolescents, or other justification for
admission to the program (in all cases, the program reserves final discretion
about the appropriateness of alternative qualifications to a teaching
A three- to five-page
statement of experience working with children and adolescents, career
aspirations, and reasons for seeking admission to this program.
At least two letters of
recommendation addressing academic ability, qualifications for working with
children and adolescents in a helping role, and general character.
TOEFL minimum score of 550
for non-Canadian students from countries where English is not the first
language and who have not completed a recognized university degree taught in
The Department reserves the
right to request an interview of any applicant.
Further information may be obtained from the Program Coordinator,
Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology at 514-398-4248.
Graduate Certificate in Counselling Applied to Teaching
The goal of this program is to enhance teachers' knowledge and skills in interpersonal relations, communication, interviewing, group organization and leadership, crisis intervention, and career thinking and planning. Each of these knowledge areas addresses the recognition of situations when it is appropriate to make a referral to a personal or career counsellor, ...
For more information, see Graduate Certificate in Counselling Applied to Teaching (15 credits).
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