Lakeland College

Child and Youth Care

Program Information
School: Lakeland College
Faculty: Human Services
Degree: Diploma
Field of Study: Child Care and Support Services Management
Description: Help vulnerable children, youth and their families to make positive life changes. Your background in human development and behaviour management help you support their transitions when natural support systems haven't met their basic needs for healthy growth and social functioning.

Using your observing/reporting and assessing skills with your understanding of how to work with families, you learn to build therapeutic relationships, plan family interventions, recognize abuse symptoms, assign treatment planning and work with children with exceptionalities (special needs). You enhance your theoretical knowledge with four practicum placements during the two year program.
Website: Child and Youth Care at Lakeland College
Length: 2 Year(s)
Cost per year:
Provincial: $10,696
National: $10,696
Admission Requirements
Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*: 65

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

  • Grade 12 English

Applicants must be in good health. Each applicant needs to be highly motivated, emotionally mature and stable. A high degree of tolerance and respect for the rights of others is required.

* 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 July 7, 2014

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