Further your skills to enhance your ability for helping members of your community in this caring profession. Specialize, gain confidence and develop your critical thinking.
These programs provide the second year of training in a specific human services field, and prepare students for work in a variety of multi-disciplinary settings. The demographic that you will work with depends on the diploma stream that you choose:
Practicum Experience in community agencies develops your working knowledge of partnerships, hands-on training in the dynamics of interpersonal relationships and employment opportunities within your client group.
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A collision of creativity and cool is now on display in Nelson's downtown as Selkirk College Human Services Instructor Matty Hillman joins the artist brigade taking part in the annual Nelson International Mural Festival.
Members of the Class of 2019 will gather on the Selkirk College Castlegar Campus on April 30 for the annual convocation ceremony that celebrates achievement in all programs. More than 350 of the eligible 950 graduating students will take a walk across the stage to receive their certificate, diploma or degree that will launch them into a bright future.
A group of students from a variety of different Selkirk College programs have channeled their artistic energy into a new public installation on the Castlegar Campus that puts focus on leading a healthy lifestyle and what that means to learners.
The Selkirk College Early Childhood Care & Education Program is a valued contributor to a sector which has recently received plenty of attention from senior levels of government who are looking for solutions to a more affordable and accessible system that will benefit both families and those choose a career in this vital field.
The challenges post-secondary students face as they work toward a desired education are varied and relative. Some hurdles are greater than others, but those who embark on a journey at Selkirk College have the option of seeking financial relief through bursaries that help ease the strain.
What People are Saying
A key component of the work is building trusting relationships with the youth I work with, and this is a primary component of Child & Youth Care education at Selkirk College.
Mel Forgues, Selkirk College alumnus, Child & Youth Care
Selkirk College was the obvious choice, being close to home. As a mature student, I was apprehensive about "making the leap" to going back to school, but I had support every step of the way. Guidance counsellors, department heads, instructors, and office staff all went out of their way, every step of the way, to ensure I was successful.