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Community and Justice Services

Sheridan College - Davis
Canada, Ontario, Brampton
Tuition fee CA$18,117.50 per year

The fee is for the 2023–2024 academic year and includes tuition (CA$16,206), health insurance and ancillary charges.

The fees displayed are estimates only for two semesters and are subject to change.

Registration fee CA$400 one-time

The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$100) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).

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Overview

Sheridan’s Community and Justice Services program gets you ready for an exciting career in corrections or rehabilitation.

Build a career in community justice

Be part of an exciting and in-demand field. Our Community and Justice Services program looks at criminal justice through the lens of corrections and rehabilitation. Learn to work with individuals in the court system, during imprisonment and after release. After graduation, you may work as a correctional officer or help others re-enter society at a halfway house or other community agency.

Outstanding career preparation

Sheridan’s Community and Justice Services program gives you a strong foundation that gets you ready for the workplace. You’ll explore the social sciences, such as psychology, criminal law and criminology. You’ll learn through lectures, guest speakers and group activities. You’ll also have the opportunity to make connections with community agencies.

What you’ll learn

  • How to use static and dynamic security techniques.
  • How to develop and implement a correctional program.
  • Methods for crisis intervention and prevention.
  • Offender case management.
  • How to work with clients with addictions and mental illnesses.

Field experience

The Community and Justice Services program has two practicum terms. You’ll first have an interview to talk about your career interests. Then you’ll do a field placement in a community and justice agency. You could work at an adult institution, youth facility, community agency or residential facility. These practicums can be a great path to employment.

Required certifications

Before your practicums, you’ll need to become certified in CPR (Basic Rescuer) and St. John Standard First Aid. You’ll also need to have a criminal record check, including a vulnerable sector check. These certifications are all at your own expense.

Program Duration

The course duration for September starts is two academic years. The course duration for January starts is 16 months continuous.

Career opportunities

Here are some places you might work:

  • Community agencies
  • Facilities for youth in conflict with the law
  • Group homes and foster homes
  • Jails, correctional centres and halfway houses
  • Homeless shelters
  • Schools
  • Social services
Apply Now! September 2024
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 3, 2024
Apply Now! January 2025
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Jan 2, 2025
Apply Now! September 2024
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 3, 2024
Apply Now! January 2025
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Jan 2, 2025