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If you're passionate about making a difference in people's lives, our Child and Youth Services Worker program is for you - and the need for specialists in the field is constantly growing. The Reeves College Child and Youth Services Worker program will prepare you for entry-level positions in a wide range of settings, including agencies, social services and community service environments.
You'll develop the expertise you need to deal with a variety of issues affecting children and youth, under the supervision of professional counsellors. You'll learn how to nurture young lives and support their well-being in terms of family, legal, education, health and addiction difficulties, and cover the foundations of child development and the impact of adverse childhood experiences on a child’s development. Courses include the Fundamentals of Poverty, Fundamentals of Addiction, Burnout and Self Care and Professional Ethics. Focused on preparing you for the workforce, you'll participate in a practicum placement to give you the valuable hands-on experience you need to launch a career in this rewarding and worthwhile field. External Certifications include: First Aid/CPR, Level 1 ASIST Suicide Intervention & Prevention, Level 1 Non-violent Crisis Intervention (NCI)