Type: 4-Year Degree
Start Date: September
Location: Lakeshore Campus
The Bachelor of Child and Youth Care is a four-year baccalaureate degree. The first two years of the program provide students with a comprehensive understanding of child and youth care, followed by a concentrated study on community development with children and youth in the final two years.
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Your program will be based on the professional practice of child and youth care supported by the disciplines of psychology, sociology, community development, political science and education. The curriculum focuses on the theory and research of relational practice: building relationships to support children and youth in crisis or going through change.
Gain valuable real-life work experience with a 14-week work placement (local/international) which gives you the opportunity to practice skills in a supervised setting. The placement may be in a social service, community or educational agency or organization where they will have an opportunity to work with children and youth. During work placement, students may have a variety of responsibilities and take on roles to support teachers, child and youth care workers or community development professionals.
Work in planning, and development. Deliver specialty children and youth community programs funded by government and non-governmental organizations.
The program is an organizational member of the Ontario and the Canadian Association of Child and Youth Counsellors.
Humber’s School of Social & Community Services has earned an excellent reputation within the child and youth care community and profession.
Professionals with diversified and extensive experience in the profession make up our advisory committee and guide the development of this degree.
Humber Bachelor of Child and Youth Care students have the opportunity to attend and host many industry events throughout the year, including the annual 4th year poster presentation night.