Child and Youth CareGeorgian College

About this Program

Level: Advanced Diploma in Child and Youth Care

Discpline: Social Work

Length: 6 semesters

Check My Eligibility
Application Fee: $100.00
Tuition Fee: $13,740.00

Orillia Campus

Starting Deadline Status
Sep., 2021 May 1, 2021 open
Jan., 2022 Sep. 1, 2021 open

Program Description

Learn to work with children and youth who exhibit social, emotional and behavioral problems that may be associated with mental health and cognitive issues, socioeconomic factors, trauma and abuse, and involvement with the justice system. Child and Youth Care practitioners engage with at-risk children, youth and their families as they navigate these challenges and build on strengths and capacities to facilitate positive changes. Students explore, practice, and implement a variety of evidence informed therapeutic prevention and intervention strategies that are based on a foundational understanding of risk and resiliency, the ecological perspective, relational practice, human development, family systems, cultural diversity and exceptionalities. To enhance learner experience, we emphasize experiential interactive learning, community service and social entrepreneurship.

Study and Work in Canada

Full-time undergraduate and post-graduate international students can work anywhere on or off campus without a work permit. The rules around the number of hours a student will be allowed to work may vary based on the country the student chooses to study in. International students are typically able to work up to 20 hours a week.