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O que eu aprenderei?

Child and youth care practitioners work with children, youth and their families in a wide variety of settings. Train for a rewarding career helping young people by engaging with them in their everyday lives, building on their strengths and empowering them to make positive changes.

Find your career

Child and youth care practitioners work front-line with children, youth and their families as part of a multi-disciplinary team. Settings include:

  • School-based programs
  • Child welfare and protection
  • Group homes and residential treatment facilities
  • Community mental health and children’s mental health programs
  • Youth outreach centers
  • Community-based child and youth development programs
  • Home-based care and treatment
  • Parent education and family support
  • Hospital-based services
  • Youth justice programs
  • Private practice

Our grads get great jobs

Child and Youth Worker, Quinte Children’s Homes

Child and Youth Worker, Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board

Child Care Therapist, Bayfield Treatment Centres

Classified Youth Services Officer, Brookside Youth Centre

Case Manager, Big Brothers Big Sisters

Child and Youth Worker, Treatment Foster Care Program

Experiential learning

Develop knowledge, skills and a strong sense of self in varied learning environments:

  • Engaging learning opportunities in and out of the classroom
  • Authentic and relevant learning experiences and assessments that relate to the field
  • Practice delivering non-judgmental support, advocacy, therapeutic interventions, and individual and group counselling.
  • Gain field specific knowledge of mental health, child welfare legislation, therapeutic techniques, clinical documentation and child and adolescent development.
  • Explore the impact of trauma and loss, diversity, abuse, violence and poverty.
  • Loyalist graduates are eligible for professional certification with the Ontario Association of Child and Youth Care.
  • Experts from the field share their expertise about a variety of topics such as restorative practices, youth engagement, lived experience with mental health issues, trauma-informed practice, and supporting children, youth and families in various cultural communities.
  • Students have completed placements in elementary and secondary schools, Bayfield Treatment Centers, Quinte Children’s Homes, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Quinte West Youth Centre and Canadian Mental Health Association, among other organizations.

De qual departamento farei parte?

Loyalist College

Opções de estudo

Período integral (3 anos)

Valores
CAD$14.332,50 (R$ 58.958) por ano
CAN $14,332.50 for year 1; CAN $13,786.50 for year 2
Data de início

8 Setembro 2021

Localização

Loyalist College

376 Wallbridge-Loyalist road,

BELLEVILLE,

Ontario (ON),

K8N 5B9, Canada

Requisitos de admissão

Para estudantes internacionais

Required academic preparation

  • OSSD/OSSGD or equivalent with courses at the general, advanced, (C), (U) or (M) level, and
  • Grade 12 English (C) level or equivalent

OR

  • Mature applicant

English language requirements

TOEFL: (Test of English as a Foreign Language): 550 (paper-based test); 80 (IBT internet-based test with minimums of 20)

IELTS (International English Language Test Service): 6.0 overall with no bands less than 6.0 (under SDS); 6.0 overall with one band at 5.5 (generic category)

CAEL (Canadian Academic English Language Assessment): Overall band of 60, writing 60

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