Community Advisor Certificate
DIRECT YOUR LIFE has developed a professional development certificate that provides Community Advisors with the tools to engage better with individuals with criminal records re-entering society.
Community Advisors will be equipped with:
Knowledge of re-entry journey pain points, and critical points leading to recidivism
Understanding the experiences and pain points of people with criminal records
Common list of strategies (goals, activities, resources) to overcome challenges (support mentee goal setting, and guide coaching tactics)
Sensitivity to contemporary cultural experiences and pop culture of Black Youth
Skills for relationship building
Strategies to motivate and inspire mentees
Resources, tools and instructions to begin mentoring
Module 1 - Understanding Community Advisor Role and Process Boundaries
Module 2 - Conflict Resolution and De-escalation
Module 3 - Youth Criminal Justice Act, Canada Criminal Justice Act, Correctional Service Canada and Ministry of Community Correctional Services
Module 4 - Lived Experience Panel
Module 5 - Creating Empowering Relationships
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