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Duration

3 years

Tuition

$11,643

  Welland

Sep 5-Apr 30

Commitment

Full-Time

Delivery

Hybrid

Credential

Diploma

Year Founded

1967

Scholarships

yes

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of children and youth, and want to support their positive growth through complex life changes?

Through therapeutic programming and processes you will learn to engage purposefully and effectively to facilitate growth and positive life change in the development of healthy emotional, social, behavioural and developmental well-being.

What You’ll Learn

  • Develop and maintain relationships with children, youth and their families applying principles of relational practice and respecting their unique life space, cultural and human diversity.
  • Assess and respond to the strengths and needs of children and youth, including complex responses impacted by developmental, environmental, physical, emotional, social and mental health challenges in order to promote positive change.
  • Analyze and evaluate the impact of the inter-relationship among family, social service, justice and community systems on children, youth and their families and use this information in the planning of holistic care and in the reduction of systemic barriers.
  • Plan, implement and evaluate interventions using evidence-informed practices in the areas of therapeutic milieu and programming, and group work to promote resiliency and to enhance development in children, youth and their families.
  • Advocate for the rights of children, youth and their families and maintain an anti-oppression perspective and cultural competence in diverse cultural contexts.
  • Apply communication, teamwork and organizational skills within the interprofessional team and with community partners to enhance the quality of service in child and youth care practice.
  • Develop and implement self-care strategies using self-inquiry and reflection processes to promote self-awareness and to enhance practice as a child and youth care practitioner.
  • Use evidence-based research, professional development resources and supervision models to support professional growth and lifelong learning.

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Student Reviews (39)

Niagara College

NCT Review- Student Journey

Daria Burrows

Toronto • November 19, 2022

Graduated From

Business - General

Overall:

2 out of 5

Instructors:

3 stars

Curriculum:

3 stars

Job Assistance:

na

My experience so far has been okay, most teachers have been nice. However, the lack of other black students on campus has been a hard experience that I am getting adjusted to.

My experience so far has been okay, most teachers have been nice. However, the lack of other black students on campus has been a hard experience that I am getting adjusted to.

Niagara College

Review for Niagara College – Toronto.

Anonymous

Toronto • November 19, 2022

Graduated From

International Business Management

Overall:

5 out of 5

Curriculum:

5 stars

Job Assistance:

5 stars

It has a good central location, classes in small groups for better-personalized attention and cultural activities—an excellent school for business certificates.

It has a good central location, classes in small groups for better-personalized attention and cultural activities—an excellent school for business certificates.

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