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Native Counsellor Training Program - NCTP

There will be NO PROGRAM INTAKE for the 2016 season. This time will be used to review the curriculum and to examine alternate delivery models that would make the program more accessible and affordable.  We wish to thank those who have expressed interest and continue to support the program and look forward to an even better 2017 intake.


NCTP has been in existence since 1977 and has graduated more than 450 First Nation Education Counsellors. You can earn a certificate in Counselling offered over a 3 year period 5 weeks per year held during the month of July and the first week in August. Certification is granted by the Ministry of Education.

Programs of study include:

  • Native Issues
  • School and Career Guidance
  • Counselling Practicum and Theory
  • Sociology of Native People
  • Information Process/Career Planning
  • Field Placement


NCTP Goals

  • To be knowledgeable about the profession of counselling and competent in implementing culturally appropriate counselling techniques
  • To provide opportunities for specialization in the techniques and processes of education counselling
  • To be knowledgeable about theories of counselling, career development, various cultural teachings, academic and personal support.


NCTP Support Services

  • Elder on Campus
  • Extracurricular Activities
  • First Nations Staff
  • Community Learning Environment


NCTP Employment Opportunities

  • Education Counsellors
  • Youth Workers
  • Student Support
  • Elder Programming
  • Health Care Worker


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Ontario Native Education Counselling Association

P.O. Box 220 , 37 A Reserve Road
Naughton , Ontario, P0M 2M0

Phone: (705) 692-2999
Fax: (705) 692-9988
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