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Child and Youth Care - 612

Program overview:
START DATE: September, January
PROGRAM STATUS: Open for September 2016, Waitlisted for September 2016, Open for January 2017, Open for April 2017
SCHOOL: Community & Urban Studies
PROGRAM LENGTH: 3 academic years (periods of 8 months)
CAMPUS: Fennell Campus - Hamilton
ACCREDITATION: Ontario College Advanced Diploma

*Effective September 2015 Child & Youth Worker (610) has been renamed Child & Youth Care (612)

Campus September 2016 January 2017 April 2017
612 - Fennell Campus - Hamilton Wait Listed Waitlisted Open Open
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Develop prevention, intervention and treatment strategies to facilitate a positive change in children, youth and their families

Child and Youth Care is a three-year Ontario College Advanced Diploma program offered at Fennell Campus in Hamilton, Ontario.

Students in Mohawk's Child and Youth Care program will have the opportunity to specialize in supporting change with children, youth and their families experiencing a range of social, emotional and behavioural challenges.

Child and Youth Care students will participate in field placements, with the first typically being with a school board, and the other two incorporating residential, treatment, adolescent and community based settings.

Program Highlights

  • Specialize in supporting change with children, youth and their families experiencing a range of social, emotional and behavioural challenges
  • Implement a range of prevention, intervention and treatment strategies for children, youth and their families including crisis intervention, conflict management, problem solving, counselling, activity programming and group work
  • Work with client challenges including difficult home situations, substance abuse, behavioural problems, and conflicts with the law
  • Advocate for the rights of children and youth

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