Community Counselor Course
A social justice informed training

(currently this is an online course with virtual meetings)

About the Program

Do you want to help high-risk populations and under-served communities through counseling? Enroll in our Community Counselor Course, a six-month training program beginning every January and July.  As a result of the Covid-19 crisis, CCC is now being held online with virtual meetings.  You’ll build a solid base of counseling skills alongside case workers from non-profits and government agencies, community workers and school counselors.

CCC 57 IS FULL – Register now for CCC 58

January 15th – July 2021
Fridays, 9:30 am – 1:00 pm

This course is currently being held virtually.

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Real World Mentors

Classes are facilitated by a faculty of professional therapists who assist the paraprofessional counselor in understanding the counseling relationship. Boundary issues and communication skills are explored through role-play and interactive dialogue. Topic-related issues are also explored. CCC provides training, supervision and support for paraprofessional counselors who are already involved, or are interested in helping the high-risk population and under-served communities.

When We Meet

Class meets once a week on Zoom (or a similar teleconference service)  Fridays, 9:30 AM – 1 PM for six months. The first 1.5 hours is a hands-on learning session, followed by a 1.5 hour process group session. Learning sessions teach the basics of counseling through role play, dialogue and in-depth discussions. Process groups are smaller, more intimate sessions in which participants experience counseling in a safe group environment where they can express frustrations, ask questions, seek comfort or just talk about a difficult issue they are facing.

 

View the CCC 57 course schedule

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How to Register

Contact Marianne Diaz, Director of Outreach, for more information, or to discuss registering for this course through your organization.

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