Working with youth is a challenging, but rewarding career path which involves collaborating with other mental health and community service workers to help society’s young people thrive. If you’re looking to make a difference in the lives of youth, IOFIT’s Child and Youth Services Worker diploma program is for you.
What do you achieve?
Child and Youth Services Workers are indispensable in Alberta’s healthcare system. On a given day, you will be working under the supervision of counselors, dealing with many different issues affecting children and youth.
The Child and Youth Services Worker program gives you hands-on, job-ready training helping youth with family concerns, legal issues, access and success in education, physical and mental health, and addictions.
- 6 month comprehensive and complete course – online real-time with a professional coach.
- LIVE sessions with a coach; one-on-one session for an individual’s growth
- Resume+Interview individual coaching
- Job-placement assistance
- 4-6 week’s optional practicum (full-time/part-time)
- Our goal is to help you achieve a full-time job after the successful completion of this program
Available for Alberta, Ontario, Manitoba, Quebec, British Columbia campuses: Remote/online/full-time/evening+weekends
Why Should You Attend?
- Work full-time where you are working and study afternoon/evenings/weekends
- Take our full support and guidance to land in a social support worker job
- Our biggest network of community centers and Not-for-Profit organizations will help you locate better opportunities
Here’s what you can expect to learn as a Child and Youth Support Worker
- Market-driven programs
- Get real-world, hands-on training
- Career Services provides assistance finding jobs and building resumes
- Alcohol and Drug Treatment Facilities
- Community Mental Health Centre
- Correctional Facilities
- Family Social Service Agencies
- Group Homes
- Indigenous Agencies
- School Programs
Who Can Attend?
This training course is intended for:
- Grade 12 or equivalent OR
- Graduate in any stream OR
- Mature student status (18 years of age or older) and a passing score on the entrance examination
- Individual who is seeking well-paid social worker job within a year
- An individual who loves and are passionate to help people, community, and society
Learning Objectives: 12 courses
- SSW101o (Introduction to Social Service Work)
- SSW102o (Professional Communications for Social Services)
- SSW103o (Diversity and Social Justice)
- SSW104o (Professional Ethics for Social Services)
- PCGO (Psychology)
- SSW106o (Fundamentals of Poverty)
- FOAO (Fundamentals of Addictions)
- SSW108o (Fundamentals of Mental Health)
- SSW109o (Working with Families)
- SSW110o (Case File Management and Report Writing)
- SSW111o (Burnout and Self Care)
- SSW113o (Community Services Worker Certificates)
- SSW200 (Child Development, Trauma, Grief, and Loss)
- SSW301o (Advocacy and empowerment of youth)
- SSW302o (Youth and social welfare systems in Canada)
- SSW303o (Interviewing techniques: Youth)
- SSW305o (Introduction to Youth Justice Issue)
- SSW306o (Culture and Subculture)
- CES4 (Carrer & Employment Strategies)
- Practicum (On-Field Experience)
- Basic communications skills
- Basic mathematical skills
- Basic computer skills including Microsoft Office
Potential Salary: Full-time 45k-55k
How to register, what is next?
Call our office and we will guide you for a quick start on this program
or fill up the below form and we will reach out to you shortly.
- Lectures 0
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 24 weeks
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 32
- Assessments Yes