|School:||Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology|
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|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.
|Website:||Child and Youth Worker at Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology|
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These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
International students whose first language is not English must fulfill an English Proficiency requirement in order to qualify for application. English Proficiency requirements are as follows for consideration: A minimum TOEFL score of 550 (paper based) or 80 (internet based with no test below 20) - TOEFL code 9212, OR Academic IELTS with an overall minimum score of 6.0 (with no single test score below 5.5), ORCAEL (Canadian Academic English Language Assessment) with an overall band score of 50
* 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 4, 2014