Who Should Enrol?

Do you have the desire to help make a difference in the lives of others? Do you want to build relationships with children, youth, families and community? Do you want to be introduced to the skills for working in the helping profession?  

The Child and Youth Care program can be your first step to supporting the lives of children, youth, families and communities. This program and community encourages individuals who are BIPOC (black, Indigenous, and people of color), LGBTQ2S+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer or Questioning, and Two-Spirit, and/or who have lived experiences to consider applying for the program. The Child and Youth Care program offers a variety of courses including relational youth care practice, child and adolescent development, impacts of trauma, family work counselling skills and Indigenous contexts for practice.

To work as a Child and Youth Care Practitioner, you must have a genuine commitment to working with children, youth, and their families. This program requires motivation, organization, self-discipline, and competent reading and study skills. To meet the demands of this profession you must be in good general health and be vigilant in monitoring your own stress level. Evening work will be required during the field practicum experiences.  
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