|Field of Study:||Youth Services/Administration
|Description:||This three-year advanced diploma program is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary to work with children, adolescents, and families experiencing a wide range of emotional, social, behavioural and/or mental health needs. Child and youth workers are specialists in facilitating change in children and youth and are expected to work with various professionals including educators, medical and social work professionals, correctional officers and family organizations dedicated to implementing a range of intervention, prevention and treatment strategies for children and their families. Child and youth workers are a valuable resource as they are committed to understanding and interacting in therapeutic relationships that foster positive change.
Occupational areas where you may find employment include educational environments (schools, school boards, special education classes, etc.), government agencies, community agencies including children and family agencies, residential and day treatment centres, group homes, hospitals, young offenders' programs, children's aid societies, etc.
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