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Child and Youth Worker Ontario College Advanced Diploma (compressed delivery)

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  • Objectives
    This program is designed to prepare students to provide frontline treatment services to emotionally troubled and behaviourally disordered children and youth. Students will receive specific education and skill development related to child management techniques, family support interventions, therapeutic relationships, designing treatment programs (for both individuals and groups), and working with multidisciplinary teams. The curriculum encourages self-reflective practice in which the student will explore his/her own values, beliefs, attitudes and assumptions relating to human behaviour and relationships.
  • Practical experience
    A series of field placements allow students to apply practical skills and competencies.
  • Entry requirements
    It is important for candidates to possess emotional maturity and physical well being to effectively deal with the stresses of helping troubled children and adolescents find positive solutions.
  • Academic Title
    Child and Youth Worker Ontario College Advanced Diploma (compressed delivery)
  • Course description
    Semester 1     

       1. INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION
       2. INTERVIEWING SKILLS I
       3. INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY
       4. ISSUES AND ETHICS
       5. RECORD KEEPING & REPORT WRITING
       6. EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS FOR CYW
       7. INTRODUCTION TO CHILD & YOUTH WORK

    Semester 2     

       1. INTERVIEWING SKILLS II
       2. INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY
       3. LIFESKILLS I
       4. CHILD & ADOLESCENT DEVELOPMENT
       5. FIELD PLACEMENT PREPARATION & OBSERVATION
       6. THERAPEUTIC ACTIVITIES I

    Semester 3     

       1. FIELD PLACEMENT I

    Semester 4     

       1. LIFESKILLS II
       2. FAMILY & FAMILY SYSTEMS
       3. GROUP WORK
       4. CHILD & YOUTH CARE METHODS
       5. FIELD PLACEMENT & SEMINAR II
       6. HUMAN SEXUALITY
       7. THERAPEUTIC ACTIVITIES II

    Semester 5     

       1. CULTURAL ISSUES
       2. SOCIAL POLICY & ADMINISTRATION
       3. ASSESSMENT TECHNIQUES
       4. CHILD PROTECTION
       5. CHILDHOOD DISORDERS
       6. FIELD PLACEMENT & SEMINAR II

    Semester 6     

       1. FIELD PLACEMENT III

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