School of Justice and Community Development
Make a Difference Every Day.
Serving your community can be an inspiring and rewarding career Our programs are always evolving to adapt to advances and changing needs. You’ll get related experiential learning, including extensive placements, as well as the opportunity to obtain additional certifications and specialized skills valued by employers.
Careers in Community Development – New programs in this rewarding field start in September
The Child and Youth Worker program prepares individuals to provide care and treatment for children or adolescents experiencing a range of social, emotional, behavioural, or learning challenges. This program includes three work placements and graduates are eligible to join the Ontario Association of Child and Youth Counsellors.
Obtain the skills to provide assistance and support services to children and adults with developmental disabilities, in residential and non-residential settings. Course work includes person-directed planning, teaching and intervention strategies, pharmacology dual diagnosis, philosophy of support, community building and advocacy skills. Two work placements will provide you with varied practical experience.
Learn about ethical principles, addictions, counselling techniques, and how to meet client needs. Prepare for work in withdrawal management and residential facilities, in shelters, assessment and referral agencies, as a counsellor, case manager, therapist or relief staff.
Complete your Bachelor of Social Science Degree in Australia
Develop the professional and academic skills that will enhance your career opportunities in the criminal and social justice fields.
Fleming College is the first post-secondary institution in Canada to sign an articulation agreement in the field of policing studies with Charles Sturt University (CSU) in New South Wales, Australia. Qualified students from Fleming’s Faculty of Justice can now fast-track through CSU’s Bachelor of Social Science (Criminal Justice), an internationally-recognized degree, with credit for prior study.
Students in the college’s Community and Justice Services; Customs Border Services; Law Clerk; Paralegal; Police Foundations; and Protection, Security and Investigation programs will be eligible to apply to CSU’s degree program.
Upon successful completion of their program, Fleming students are eligible for 96 points (equivalent to 12 eight-point courses) of credit toward CSU’s degree. Students then need to complete a further 12 eight-point courses in order to graduate from CSU. Four eight-point courses are usually completed each semester.
For more information see the with Charles Sturt University (CSU)
Did you know that you can use your Fleming College certificate or diploma to continue your postsecondary education in pursuit of a degree.
Learn more about transfer agreements on the Education Pathways page.
Revised: September 4, 2015