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The Centre for Public Safety and Well-Being is a growing Continuing Education centre offering exciting learning opportunities for people working or aspiring to work in a wide range of industries, including public safety, health, wellness and well-being.
These online certificates explore evidence-based best practices, supporting positive mental health and well-being in workplaces, educational settings and for personal growth and resilience.
Positive Psychology and Education Certificates
A collaborative program with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), this 2.0 credit online certificate fits well with many Bachelor degrees such as Criminology, Global Studies, Law, Human Rights, and Political Science. Working professionals will find the online, short courses fit easily into their busy lives.
The Canadian Criminal Code requires additional factors to be considered when sentencing Indigenous offenders. This online course takes a comprehensive look at Canadian Criminal Code Gladue Section 718.2(e) and Gladue Principles of justice from a historical, contemporary, practical and critical lens.
This online course provides historical and contemporary context to help better understand Indigenous injustice in Canada. This includes reviewing explanations of intergenerational trauma and learning about interrelated forms of colonial oppression, including “Indian” legislation, the imposed reserve system, and the pass system. A look at the contemporary context, such as current educational realities, the ongoing “Millennial Scoop,” and gendered violence affecting Indigenous peoples, including the crisis of those who have gone missing and been murdered, are considered.
A series of eight professional development online courses, which can be taken individually or combined into a full certificate. Designed to help you master the concepts of digital transformations and disruptive technologies that are changing our world of work, these courses will help you take the next step increase your marketability and succeed in this new environment!
Digital Literacy and Emerging Technologies
This special edition module was created to help support your positive mental well-being. The Essential Self-Care and Resilience course is designed to be readily accessible so you can see the benefits of your learnings immediately. Topics include the value of self-care, psychological self-care, physical self-care and spiritual and social self-care as well as a resilience component specifically focused on stress.
Essential Self-Care and Resilience
This online course reviews three transformative practices in policing that have emerged throughout Ontario in recent years; Ontario’s mobilization and engagement model of community, risk mitigation and situation tables, and the framework for planning community safety and well-being.
Emerging Practices in Community Policing
This short, online training package is designed for police services and community partners who are considering a Situation Table as a risk-driven collaborative intervention to increase community safety and well-being.
Understanding the Science, Public Helath and Human Rights Implications of Policing in the context of HIV and Hepatitis C
If you are having trouble finding training or professional development opportunities within a specific field, let us know and we’ll explore it!
Laurier’s Centre for Public Safety and Well-Being awarded for Gladue Principles, Global Crime and Justice continuing education programs
Laurier launches courses focused on Indigenous people’s experiences in the Canadian criminal justice system
Laurier positive psychology instructor says negative emotions integral to well-being
Positive outcomes in the workplace
From 'burnout to breakthrough' for Laurier positive psychology certificate student
First cohort finishes Laurier’s Positive Education online certificate program
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