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Advanced Diploma - Child and Youth Care
Advanced Diploma - Child and Youth Care

Advanced Diploma - Child and Youth Care

  • ID:AC010007
  • Level:3-Year Undergraduate Advanced Diploma
  • Duration:
  • Intake:
  • Type:Full-time

Fees (CAD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$15,822.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$11,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$500.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$15,822.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$11,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$500.00

* International student Premium, U-Pass fee,Books and supplies cost

Estimated Total/program:
$81,966.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirement

  • International Application Form (International Application Form)

English Requirement

  • International applicants must provide proof of the subject specific requirements noted above along with proof of either: (IELTS / TOEFL) IELTS-International English Language Testing Service (Academic) Overall band of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each band. OR TOEFL-Internet-based (iBT)-overall 88, with a minimum of 22 in each component: Reading 22; Listening 22; Speaking 22; Writing 22.

Other Requirement

  • College Eligibility

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent. Applicants with an OSSD showing senior English and/or Mathematics courses at the Basic Level, or with Workplace or Open courses, will be tested to determine their eligibility for admission; OR

  • Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) certificate; OR

  • General Educational Development (GED) certificate; OR

  • Mature Student status (19 years of age or older and without a high school diploma at the start of the program). Eligibility may be determined by academic achievement testing for which a fee of $50 (subject to change) will be charged.

  • Program Eligibility

  • English, Grade 12 (ENG4C or equivalent) with a minimum grade of 65% or higher.

  • Eligibility for Direct Entry to Second Year: Ontario College Diploma, Ontario College Advanced Diploma or Degree in a Human Social Services program.

  • Applicants with international transcripts must provide proof of the subject-specific requirements noted above and may be required to provide proof of language proficiency.

Course Information

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.

Working with clients in field placements helps you to develop into a confident and competent child and youth care practitioner. By the end of this program, you have more than 1,000 hours of experience in the field of child and youth care.

This is the only Child and Youth Care program in Ontario to offer two courses in therapeutic outdoor activities. In these courses, you learn to facilitate therapeutic activities in the outdoors while on a camping trip with fellow classmates and faculty - a truly memorable learning experience.

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

  • 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.

SUCCESS FACTORS

This program is well-suited for students who:

  • Are emotionally strong and able to cope with stress, challenges and crises.

  • Are committed to understanding, working with and facilitating positive change in the lives of children, youth, families and the community.

  • Prefer to work as a member of a team.

  • Have strong observation and analytical skills.

  • Have strong language (oral and written) skills.

  • Are open minded, embrace the concept of diversity, respect and accept the uniqueness in others.

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Level: 01

  • ENL1813S

  • Communications I

  • FAM0001

  • Principles of Psychology

  • FAM1054

  • Introduction to Child and Youth Care

  • FAM1066

  • Child Development

  • FAM1255

  • Field Preparation Seminar 1:Community Service Learning

  • FAM1258

  • Technology Tools for Child and Youth Care Practitioners

Level: 02

  • ENL1902F

  • Professional Communication for Child and Youth Care Practitioners

  • FAM0013

  • Adolescent Development

  • FAM1058

  • Field Preparation Seminar II

  • FAM1271

  • Sexual Health and Development

  • FAM1273

  • Mental Health 1

  • FAM1277

  • Diversity

Level: 03

  • FAM0063

  • Field Integration Seminar I

  • FAM1050

  • Therapeutic Activities

  • FAM1052

  • Youth in Conflict with the Law

  • FAM1064

  • Child and Youth Care Interventions

  • FAM1075

  • Field Practice I

  • FAM1082

  • Counselling Skills

Level: 04

  • FAM0064

  • Field Integration Seminar II

  • FAM1060

  • Therapeutic Programming

  • FAM1070

  • Outdoor Activities I

  • FAM1087

  • Trauma and Abuse

  • FAM1274

  • Mental Health II

  • FAM1275

  • Field Practice II

  • Choose one from equivalencies:

  • GED0476

  • General Education Elective

Level: 05

  • ENL2028

  • Research Writing Skills

  • FAM0060

  • Field Integration Seminar III

  • FAM1081

  • Group Work

  • FAM1269

  • Substance Abuse

  • FAM1270

  • Advanced Child and Youth Care Interventions

  • FAM1276

  • Field Practice III

Level: 06

  • FAM0014

  • Group Program Design

  • FAM0042

  • Field Practice IV

  • FAM0061

  • Field Integration Seminar IV

  • FAM1089

  • Professional Issues and Development

  • FAM1096

  • Family Interventions

  • FAM1100

  • Outdoor Activities II

  • General Education Elective: choose 1

  • ARC9001

  • Conserving Canada's Architectural Heritage

  • DSN2001

  • History of Design

  • ENV0002

  • Environmental Citizenship

  • FIN2300

  • Introduction to Personal Finance

  • GED1896

  • The Middle East: an Understanding of Media Sources and Their Impact

  • GED5002

  • Victimology

  • GED5003

  • The Science of Play

  • GED5004

  • Living Green

  • GED5005

  • Greek Mythology

  • GED5006

  • World Religions

  • GED5009

  • Digging Into Ancestral Roots

  • GED5200

  • Learning Disabilities, the Invisible Disability

  • GED5300

  • The Science of Everyday Life

  • GED6022

  • A Sense of Humour

  • GEN1001

  • Ethics: What Is the Big Deal?

  • GEN1957

  • Science Fiction

  • GEN2000

  • Multiculturalism in Film

  • GEN2003

  • Healthy Lifestyle

  • GEN2007

  • Community Service

  • HIS0001

  • Saints and Heroes: Shining a Spotlight on the 'Dark Ages', Europe A.D. 410-1096

  • HIS2000

  • Good Times and Bad - 70 Years in the Life of Canada

  • HOS2228

  • Wine, Food and Culture

  • HOS2288

  • The Dinner Party

  • LIB1982

  • Reading for Recreation

  • MGT7330

  • Trends in Today's Workplace

  • MVM8800

  • The Impact of the Car on North American Culture

  • PSI0003

  • Globalization and Sustainability

  • RAD2001

  • Popular Culture

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

There are 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

  • 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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Overseas Student Health Cover

Health insurance: 500 $ CAD per year

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