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HRHP Application Process

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Step One: HRHP Program Information Session

Attend one of the regular HRHP Program Public Information Sessions to find out the details of the training, inquire about your suitability for the program, and meet with some of the faculty. See the Justisse College Facebook Events to get the dates and times. Information Sessions are hosted at 8am PST on Saturdays. The upcoming dates for 2020 are as follows: February 8: March 14: April 4: June 13: July 11: August 8: September 12: November 14: December 12.

Click here to sign up to the mailing list and receive details about future HRHP Training Program Information Sessions 

Alternative arrangements can be made to connect with the faculty if you are unable to attend an information session. Please contact admissions@justisse.ca for details.

Step Two: Prerequisites

  1. A minimum of a two-year undergraduate degree or diploma in any field, or evidence of equivalent learning through training and/or experience in areas not typically associated with formal education. Evidence includes Reference Letters from your Mentors/Supervisors and/or notarized copies of Certificates.
  2. Credit for a junior level anatomy and physiology course, or are currently in an active medical practice (e.g. naturopath, osteopath, TCM, midwifery). Online courses are acceptable.
  3. Credit for a junior level women's or gender studies course, or evidence of equivalent learning through training and/or experience in areas not typically associated with formal women's or gender studies. Online courses are acceptable. Ok
  4. Have charted your menstrual cycles (any method) for a minimum of 6 cycles. 

Those with Previous Health and Helping Field Experience: Applicants with extensive work or educational experience in the sexual and reproductive health education field, or medical field (e.g. naturopaths, nurse, medical doctor, master herbalist, etc.). In these cases the HRHP training is tailored according to their professional needs. They will be required to demonstrate expertise in all areas of the training in an approved alternative way.  

Step Three: Submit an Application

Cohort Start Dates

The start dates for the HRHP Training are annually May 1st and October 1st. Once enrolled, it is a self-paced program designed to meet individual need. For example, students who enroll and already have competency within certain areas of the required curriculum can arrange to alter their pacing or handling of the curriculum accordingly. Ultimately, any areas of previous scholastic or independent study and investigation that qualifies for certification as a Holistic Reproductive Health Practitioner will be considered.  

Application Deadlines

  1. Deadline for May 1st start is March 15th.
  2. Deadline for October 1st start is August 15th.

Click here to request the Application Form

Have prepared the following information to put into the Application Form: 

  1. List your specific experience and/or training and evaluation in any of the following areas: 
    1. Nutritional and complementary medicine healing and lifestyle counseling
    2. Bio-chemistry, human anatomy and physiology 
    3. Counseling or communication 
    4. Fertility awareness 
    5. Birth control and sexual health 
    6. Pregnancy, birth, postpartum care, and breastfeeding 
    7. Women's or gender studies

  2. List significant texts you have studied in any of the following areas:
    1. Nutritional and complementary medicine healing and lifestyle counseling 
    2. Bio-chemistry, human anatomy and physiology 
    3. Counseling or communication 
    4. Fertility awareness 
    5. Birth control and sexual health 
    6. Pregnancy, birth, post-partum care, and breastfeeding
    7. Women's or gender studies

  3. Copies of transcripts of any formal education (degrees, certificates, diplomas) -- name the program and institution or organization and include your grades or outcome of evaluation. Please note that official transcripts must be sent directly to the College. You may include copies along with your application. The address of where to send the transcripts is included in the application form. 
  4. Letters of Reference from any Mentors/Supervisors you may have had during other non-formal or institutionalized educational experiences (certificates, courses, etc.) Please note that Reference Letters are only required as supplementary documentation if you do not have a formal transcript or have not completed studies at a formal institution.
  5. Character Reference: Please have two persons who are not your relatives provide a letter referencing your character and their opinion of your ability to complete the HRHP Training Program course of study. 
  6. List any work or volunteer experience pertinent to the healing and helping field.
  7. Attach a 1500 word statement of intent that describes why you wish to become an HRHP and what you hope to contribute to the field.

Please make sure that any supplementary documentation that is sent along with your application is readable and rotated to correct reading position, and in either PDF or JPEG form. Send as attachments only. 

Please ensure that your application is submitted as a whole, with all supporting documentation sent together. Official transcripts and Letters of Reference that are to be sent to the College directly must be requested by the time you submit your application. 

Step Four: Orientation Interview and Acceptance into HRHP Program

 After acceptance of the submitted application there follows:  

  1. An Orientation Interview to make a final determination regarding your suitability for the Justisse HRHP Training Program.
  2. The completion of the HRHP Training Agreement Contract.
  3. Arrangement for tuition payment.
  4. The assignment of the student to their trainers from the Justisse Faculty.

Cost, Commitment, Time for Completion 

Application & Orientation Fee

$295 CDN non-refundable processing fee

Tuition & Tax

$15,000 CDN plus 5% GST (Canada Goods & Services Tax)

 Texts

The cost of texts are not covered by tuition. Obtaining required texts is the HRHP Trainee's responsibly. Many texts can be purchased second hand. Some texts may be available through Justisse. All Justisse teaching materials are available wholesale.

Interest

Applicable interest on tuition paid in installments

Commitment

The HRHP training program is equivalent to approximately fifteen (15) 3-credit Canadian University courses -- success requires commitment and focus. For USA students they can consider it a masters level training. Typically 20 to 25 hours per week is required for successful completion of the program.

Time to Complete

24 months year round (monthly extensions available at extra cost)