A Child and Youth Care Worker is a specialist in facilitating change, relationship building and learning in children or adolescents experiencing a range of social, emotional, behavioural, or learning challenges.
Keyin's 88-week Child and Youth Care Worker with Addictions Support program develops therapeutic skills and abilities in students, enabling them to work therapeutically with "at risk" populations and other professionals concerned with the care, treatment, safety and future outcomes of children and adolescents.
Students will receive additional training in Crisis Intervention, Suicide Intervention, and courses focusing on the growing concern of youth addictions and behviours.
Graduates will be qualified to work in the rewarding and diverse field of child and youth care. Our well educated students go out into the field working in child protection and group homes, non-profit, after school programs, non-government organizations, disability supports, and many other interesting and diverse careers.