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Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Inclusive Resource Practice - Child and Family

Humber College

12 months
15568 CAD/year
4794 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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The Inclusive Resource Practice - Child and Family certificate at Humber College is the only program of its kind in Ontario, offering students a unique opportunity to pursue a range of exciting and challenging careers working with children and young adults with diverse abilities/special needs/disabilities. 

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This Inclusive Resource Practice - Child and Family certificate at Humber College  prepares you to collaborate with a community of professionals, individuals and families to navigate a range of services in order to support inclusion. Students will advance their knowledge and expertise in the field of inclusion and develop an inclusive philosophy that they can apply in a variety of employment situations. Through our practical, skill-based curriculum, you will develop many valuable skills including how to:

  • apply the principles of person-centred practice
  • engage in responsive inclusive planning
  • navigate systems for continuity of service
  • implement a variety of tools and techniques that support holistic development
  • transfer inclusive practice knowledge to community partners


Graduates gain specialized knowledge, skills, and abilities to enter employment ready to collaboratively support children and adults with diverse abilities/special needs/disabilities. 

They act on an inclusive philosophy to ensure children and adults with physical, intellectual, social, and emotional challenges benefit from full participation in daily life activities.

Resource professionals build responsive relationships and work with service partners to navigate systems and seamlessly connect individuals and families to support services. 

Our graduates find employment in roles such as:

  • resource consultants and support professionals
  • early childhood resource teachers
  • early interventionists
  • early years' specialists
  • educational assistants
  • home support/respite workers
  • infant development workers
  • outreach workers

Programme Structure

Courses included

  •  Community Collaboration and Advocacy
  •  Case Coordination and Service Navigation
  •  Evidence-Informed Practice
  •  Approaches to Intervention
  •  Bridging to Professional Practice
  •  Field Practice 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Deadline for equal consideration in the admission process: February 1. Post-February 1 applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis.


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An Early Childhood Education (ECE) diploma or degree or a diploma or degree in a related discipline such as psychology or family sociology. Minimum grade point average of 70 per cent required. Course work in child development and special needs is an asset.
  • Applicants must submit a detailed cover letter highlighting prior education and experience that relates to working with children/adults with special needs and their families. In addition, a detailed resume listing all relevant placement, volunteer, and employment experience including the duration of time spent at each, is needed.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15568 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7784 CAD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    4794 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2397 CAD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Toronto

1502 - 2563 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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