In the Child and Youth Care Diploma Program, you will develop introductory skills and knowledge to work with children, youth, families and community. You will explore the development of children, youth, adults and families; build upon your interpersonal communication skills; learn about theories of personal change; be introduced to group practice; learn about law in relation to social services; explore the dynamics of abuse and neglect; learn how to support children, youth and families when abuse or neglect is an issue; and explore professional issues through course work,. As well you will have structured practicum experiences that will enable you to develop your professional practice.

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