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Diploma (Dip.) Human Relationships, Diversity and Sexuality (30 credits)

Offered by: 0149     Degree: D-HRDS

Program Requirements

The Diploma in Human Relationships, Diversity and Sexuality focuses on the complexity of relationships in a digital and global world. Taking an intersectional approach with an orientation toward social justice, topics include sexuality, culture, ability, media literacy, communication, advocacy, and leadership.

Required Courses (21 credits)

  • EDPC 501 Facilitating Relationships (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : Components of effective interpersonal relationships and how to facilitate them in a variety of contexts.

    Terms: Fall 2021

    Instructors: Wendt, Dennis (Fall)

  • EDPC 502 Group Processes and Diversity (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : Theories and exploration of group development and processes, including an examination of research, and how intersectional and universal design have implications for group work.

    Terms: Fall 2021

    Instructors: Ruglis, Jessica (Fall)

  • EDPC 503 Intersectional Relationships and Sexualities (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : Situated in sexuality studies and education this course explores intra and interpersonal relationships through examining the intersections of sexuality with a diversity of identities, expressions and communities. The course addresses the ways in which current and emerging technologies influence and inform understandings of sexuality and the resulting effect on how people negotiate sexual relationships.

    Terms: Fall 2021

    Instructors: Sinacore, Ada L (Fall)

  • EDPC 504 Communication and Critical Conflict Resolution (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : Applying a social justice framework this course will give students the opportunity to develop the critical communication skills necessary when addressing difficult dialogues and conflict.

    Terms: Winter 2022

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

  • EDPC 507 Advocacy, Outreach and Leadership (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : Exploration of the roles of advocacy, outreach and leadership in developing inclusive and accessible environments, including the complex interactions between individuals and the diversity of systems in which they live.

    Terms: Winter 2022

    Instructors: Flanagan, Tara (Winter)

  • EDPC 540 Social Responsibility and Relationships in Digital Age (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : The complex way in which living in a digital age affects social relationships and its influences across generations in everyday lives.

    Terms: Winter 2022

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

  • EDPE 515 Gender Identity Development (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Theoretical models and empirical findings relevant to the development of gender identity. Special attention is given to the influence of peers in school settings. Psychological, physiological, parental, peer and cultural influences on gender identity.

    Terms: Fall 2021

    Instructors: Ruglis, Jessica (Fall)

    • Offered through Continuing Education.

Complementary Courses (9 credits)

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  • EDPC 505 Crisis Intervention Processes (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : General overview of symptoms for different crises and how different professionals can intervene and refer, including ethical and professional issues.

    Terms: Fall 2021

    Instructors: St-Pierre, Renée (Fall)

  • EDPC 509 Individual Reading Course (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : Supervised individual reading course on an approved subject.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • Restriction: Permission of Program Director required

    • By arrangement with individual instructor.

  • EDPC 511 End of Life Care (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : Exploration of how end of life care is delivered and interpreted across divergent socio-cultural contexts by applying an intersectional framework.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

  • EDPE 502 Theories of Human Development (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Life course developmental theories to form a foundation for policy and for empirical and applied work with diverse groups, including disability and other equity-seeking groups.

    Terms: Fall 2021

    Instructors: Burack, Jacob A (Fall)

  • EDPE 595 Seminar in Special Topics 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : The content of the seminar will vary from year to year and will be announced prior to registration. The seminar may be given by a single instructor or by a group, as the occasion warrants.

    Terms: Fall 2021

    Instructors: Wendt, Dennis; Mettler, Jessica; Boke, Bilun (Fall)

  • EDPE 596 Seminar in Special Topics 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Seminar in selected topics in Educational and Counselling Psychology. The topic will vary from year and will be announced prior to registration.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

  • EDPI 543 Family, School and Community (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Inclusive) : Focus on the examination of three important systems in a child’s life; namely family, school and community, as well as societal influences on student growth, development, and adjustment. Emphasis will be on evidence-based practices in collaborating with families and community organizations to form partnerships, classroom interventions and school-based initiatives to enhance well-being.

    Terms: Fall 2021

    Instructors: Cohen-Gazith, Karen; Benoit, Brian (Fall)

In addition to the above, other complementary courses may be approved by the Program Director.

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