Sprott Shaw College - Chilliwack Campus

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Child and Youth Care Worker

Sprott Shaw College - Chilliwack Campus

Faculty:Faculty of Child and Family
Field of Study:Youth Services/Administration
Length:42 Week(s)
Careers:Social and Community Service Workers


When you enroll in the Child and Youth Care Program, you will complete a comprehensive course of study that includes over 700 hours of class time and 120 hours of practical training in a designated child or youth setting. You will learn important aspects of normative and non-normative development as you focus on treatment and prevention modalities for at-risk children and youth.

You receive individualized service and specialized training as a result of our manageable class sizes. You will be in a friendly, supportive learning environment with trained personable support staff to offer assistance. Your program will have an emphasis on four important areas in child and youth care: Developmental Psychology, Professional Practice, Support Modalities and Practical Experience. In each course, you will receive knowledge-based education and mentorship from your experienced, qualified instructors.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Grade 12/ GED, or mature student status.

    * 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 August 13, 2019