|Faculty:||School of Health and Community Studies (Ottawa Campus)
|Field of Study:||Youth Services/Administration
|Description:||The three-year Child and Youth Care Ontario College Advanced Diploma program prepares you to help vulnerable children, youth and families with complex needs. Learn to develop and implement a wide range of prevention, intervention and treatment strategies to foster positive change and healthy development in clients. Apply the principles of relational practice with clients, while respecting their unique culture and human diversity. In classes, you learn practical and theoretical concepts and then apply them in field placements.
There is a wide variety of work opportunities for you after graduation. As a child and youth care practitioner, you may find employment in a group home, hospital, mental health treatment centre, shelter, school, youth justice program and community resource centre. If you are interested in furthering your education, this program is a good foundation for future studies in child and youth care, education, social work, psychology and sociology.
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Tuition and related ancillary fees for this program can be viewed by using the Tuition and Fees Estimator tool at www.algonquincollege.com/fee-estimator.