Georgian College

Child and Youth Worker

Program Information

School:Georgian College
Field of Study:Youth Services/Administration
Description:This comprehensive program will prepare graduates for employment in most settings working with children and youth who are experiencing social, emotional and behavioural challenges. The program implements a variety of prevention, intervention, and treatment strategies that are based on foundational understanding of human behaviour and development, family systems, cultural diversity and exceptionalities.

The philosophy of the program is based on the ecological model and enhancing resilience and strength in children and youth. Its goal is ensuring that the CYW graduate is a strong, self-aware, knowledgeable, ethical and skilled professional. A unique component of the program is the interactive labs where students will have the opportunity to enhance and practice counselling, assessment, referral and intervention skills in a safe, supportive environment before commencing field placements.
URL:Child and Youth Worker at Georgian College
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $3,678

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English (ENG4U) 

OSS Curriculum: OSSD or equivalent with Grade 12 English (C) or (U) (ENG4C, ENG4U).

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on June 27, 2014