If you have a passion to help and empower people in vulnerable situations, the Centre for Counselling & Community Safety has the programs to provide the skills and competencies to realize your mission.

Through JIBC's Centre for Counselling and Community Safety, practitioners gain the essential skills to protect, support and empower children, youth, adults, families and communities. The Centre's practical and relevant training is designed for working professionals, including directors, managers, front line staff and supervisors in counselling and community safety roles.

JIBC offers leading-edge programs for counsellors and therapists that assist individuals, employees and families coping with a wide range of challenges that include Aboriginal trauma, critical incident stress, complex trauma, substance use, and child sexual abuse.

Whether taking a single course or an entire program, you will learn proven techniques and strategies essential to healing people affected by traumatic life situations.

All courses and certificates are available for customized / contract training and development.



Building a Trauma Informed Organization

JIBC - New Westminster
October 25, 2019 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Nancy Poole is a national leader in creating and advocating change initiatives, training curricula and guidelines in trauma-informed practice. Nancy will deliver a one-day special event on how to build a trauma-informed organization. Trauma-informed practice involves shifts in our approaches to interactions with service users, worker wellness, organizational culture and practices, interagency and community engagement. This special event will focus on the components of becoming a trauma-informed organization and provide examples of social service, health, and other organizations that have put these changes into place.

Awakening the Capacity for Deep Integration in Therapy

JIBC - New Westminster
November 21, 2019 - November 22, 2019 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Lisa Dion, therapist, entrepreneur and author is teaching a two-day course on Awakening the Capacity for Deep Integration in Therapy. Therapists will learn how neuroscience and interpersonal neurobiology can guide into a deep understanding of the mechanisms that lead to healing. This course is designed to help your clients move towards their challenging thoughts while awakening their capacity to attach to themselves. Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to deepen your counselling practice. 

Last updated September 25, 2019