GET THE SKILLS TO BE A Child and Youth Services Worker PROFESSIONAL
Hands-on Services Worker TrainingChild and Youth Services Workers are indispensable in Alberta's healthcare system. In a given day, you will be working under the supervision of counsellors, dealing with many different issues affecting children and youth.
Top Community Worker and Child and Youth Services TrainingSplit into two parts, the Child and Youth Services Worker program first focuses on the community services worker part of your diploma, with courses in social service work, professional communication, working with families, diversity and social justice, as well as the fundamentals of poverty, addiction, and mental health.
The second part of the program focuses on child and youth services, and includes training in child development, including trauma, grief and loss, advocacy and empowerment of youth, the youth and social welfare systems in Canada, interviewing techniques, youth justice issues, and youth diversity.
Additionally, you'll take part in a 100-hour practicum placement, where you'll get the opportunity to test your skills in the field under the supervision of experienced child and youth services workers.
External Certifications in:
- First Aid/CPR,
- Level 1 ASIST Suicide Intervention & Prevention
- Level 1 Non-violent Crisis Intervention (NCI).
- Aboriginal Agencies
- Alcohol and Drug Treatment Facilities
- Community Mental Health Centre
- Correctional Facilities
- Family Social Service Agencies
- Group Homes
- School Programs
Industry Salary Information
- Low Wage ($/hr): $18.68
- Average Wage ($/hr): $21.25
- High Wage ($/hr): $24.46
- Average Salary: $35,126
* Information Source: www.jobbank.gc.ca/trend-analysis. Salary data provided is an estimate, and is intended for reference purposes only.
Finding yourself in a position where College is unaffordable is more common than most of us realize. Fortunately, Canada’s provincial and federal governments are very focused on making education accessible to virtually everyone; even students that are new to Canada. Regardless of your situation: didn’t finish high school, are having (or had) financial difficulties, or you are a new arrival to Canada, we will find financial solution best for you!
Our Financial Aid Expert will provide you with best options to make education investment in yourself, both realistic and affordable. Let us help you find option that suits you best. Fill out the form NOW!
- Government Student Loans
Currently, Alberta has a government-sponsored plan that provides loan assistance to qualified full-time students. The type and amount of assistance usually varies depending on your individual circumstances.
When you meet with our Student Financial Planning Expert at the campus, we will go over all the financial options available to you to make this amazing investment in yourself both affordable and realistic.
- RBC Royal Credit Line for Students ©
The Royal Credit Line for Students lets you focus on what's important: your studies. Available to full-time and part-time students, it allows you to take charge of your financial needs in a way that fits your lifestyle.
The Royal Credit Line for Students is different from a traditional loan in that it lets you borrow funds as you need them, and only pay the interest on the amount you use, without ever having to reapply. You get all the convenience and benefits with no annual fee.
As a student, you may qualify for one of RBC's best rates - Prime + 1%, which applies when you are at school and for a 12 month grace period after graduation.
Further information about financial assistance is available from the Financial Representative at your nearest campus.
- Other Financial Assistance
There may be other forms of financial aid available to you. Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for specific government grants and bursaries. Additionally, you may be eligible to receive funding through a government-sponsored agency such as the Department of Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) or WorkSafe.
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