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Child and Youth Care Diploma Part-time Program – Aboriginal Stream - Part-time

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  • Objectives
    The Stream will prepare students for growing employment opportunities in services with Aboriginal children, youth and families.
  • Practical experience
    You will also complete a 150-hour practicum, which is offered over two semesters to better allow you to schedule it around your job and family.
  • Entry requirements
    The Stream is designed for First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples and for those who work for Aboriginal child, youth and family serving agencies.
  • Academic Title
    Child and Youth Care Diploma Part-time Program – Aboriginal Stream
  • Course description
    The Stream includes 16.5 credits that can ladder into the Child and Youth Care Counsellor Diploma Program. All courses were developed from Aboriginal perspectives and are delivered in ways that respect and reflect Aboriginal ways.

    Students in the Aboriginal Stream will complete one practicum (4.5 credits) and the four following courses.

    CYCC 1142    
    Introduction to Aboriginal Child and Youth Care Practice
    (Equivalent to CYCC 1141)

    CYCC 2212    
    Aboriginal Children, Youth and Families: Transforming Legislation and Policies
    (Equivalent to CYCC 2211)

    CYCC 2332    
    Strengthening the Family Spirit – Working from Aboriginal Perspectives with Elders’ Teachings
    (Equivalent to CFCS 2333)

    CYCC 2452    
    Advanced Aboriginal Child and Youth Care Practice
    (Equivalent to CYCC 2450 )

    Semester I
    Course     Title     Credits

    • CFCS 1110     Introduction to Community     3
    • CFCS 1121     Personal and Professional Development     1.5
    • CFCS 1130     Change and Development: Lifespan     3
    • CYCC 1141     Introduction to Practice     3
    • CYCC 1150     Activity Programming for Children and Youth       3
            13.5

    Semester II
    Course     Title     Credits

    • CYCC 1220     Counselling Children and Youth     3
    • CFCS 1221     Wellness: Self and Profesional Practice     1.5
    • CYCC 1250     Supporting Behavioral Change     3
    • CYCC 1240     Practicum     4.5
    • CFCS 1260     Community Practice: Addictions       3
            15

    Semester III
    Course     Title     Credits

    • CYCC 2211     The Professional Community: Policies, Standards, Legislation and Children     3
    • CYCC 2320     Working with others in groups    3
    • CFCS 2333     Change and Development: Families     3
    • Elective         3
    • Elective           3
            15

    Semester IV
    Course     Title     Credits

    • CFCS 2410     Advanced Issues: Reflection and Integration     3
    • CYCC 2440     Practicum     4.5
    • CYCC 2450     CYCC Practice: Advanced     3
    • CYCC 2460     Family Violence, Abuse and Recovery     3
    Elective           3
            16.5

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