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Canadian Genetic Counseling Training Resources

Canadian Association of Genetic Counsellors

The mission of the CAGC is to promote high standards of practice, encourage professional growth, and increase public awareness of the genetic counselling profession in Canada.

Website: https://www.cagc-accg.ca/

Canadian Certified Genetic Counsellors Brochure

Video: What is a Genetic Counsellor?

Brochures:

What is a Genetic Counsellor?
https://www.cagc-accg.ca/doc/what%20is%20a%20genetic%20counsellor%20-%20english.pdf (English)
https://www.cagc-accg.ca/doc/what%20is%20a%20genetic%20counsellor%20-%20french.pdf (French)

Interested in a career in genetic counselling?
https://www.cagc-accg.ca/doc/gccareer%202%20page%20layout%20110108reader.pdf (English)
https://www.cagc-accg.ca/doc/fr%20what%20is%20gc%20reader.pdf (French)

FAQ for Students


McGill University

Our GC program began in 2004 and is the only French GC program in North America.

For more information, go to:  https://www.mcgill.ca/humangenetics/prospective-graduate-students/program-information/msc-genetic-counselling


University of British Columbia

The UBC Genetic Counselling Program, based in the heart of beautiful Vancouver, Canada, is a well-established, accredited program, with a history of diversity in our graduates.

For more information, go to:  https://medgen.med.ubc.ca/genetic-counselling/


University of Manitoba

The University of Manitoba offers a MSc thesis program with a small class size, and clinical experiences in the provincial genetics program, which serves diverse patients living in urban, rural, and remote regions.

For more information, go to:  https://www.cagc-accg.ca/
For further questions, go to: http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/health_sciences/medicine/units/biochem/genetic-counselling.html


University of Toronto

The University of Toronto MSc program in Genetic Counselling Program incorporates academic and clinical training to provide students with the most up-to-date skills that facilitate their employment in a variety of engaging work settings.

For more information, go to:  http://www.moleculargenetics.utoronto.ca/genetic-counselling#msc-genetic-counselling-program