Required fields are indicated by .
Program header image

Overview

Play a role in reconciliation by learning the legal standards for addressing an Indigenous offender’s personal and cultural history in advance of sentencing.

Credential
Certificate
Tuition
Length
Start Dates
Sep

What you will learn

 

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Apply the Gladue approach to write a holistic, individualized, and objective Gladue report that assists the Canadian Judicial System in making well-informed decisions
  2. Apply a narrative and trauma-informed approach to gather, analyze, and communicate information for a Gladue Report
  3. Identify and describe the legal history and legislation informing Gladue rights
  4. Act professionally and ethically as a Gladue Writer
  5. Explain the impact of colonialism on Indigenous peoples and their relationship with the Canadian Judicial System
 

What to expect

 

Courses are delivered through a combination of face-to-face and online instructional activities including, but not limited to, lectures, seminars, group discussion and activities, demonstrations, guest lectures, videos, clinical simulations, and field trips.

 

Admission requirements

 
  • English 12 with a minimum ‘C+’ grade, or equivalent 
  • Letter of intent
  • Successful interview with the department based on criteria reflecting the recommended student characteristics 

Notes 

  • To participate in capstone/practicum you may need security clearance

Missing prerequisites? Learn more about VCC's tuition-free in academic upgrading, university transfer or English as a Second Language (ESL) Courses.

 

Recommended Characteristics

 
  • Awareness of community support services
  • Awareness of the Canadian judicial system
  • Appreciation of Indigenous cultures and history
  • Good writing skills
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Interest or passion for Indigenous justice
 

Fees and other costs  

 
Fee description Fee Amount Notes
Application fee $35  
Tuition $5,398  
College initiative $26  
Campus resource $108  
Total $5,567  
 

Additional Details

Apply now

Name
Gladue Report Writing Programs

 

Have a question? Email us - gladue@vcc.ca