Postgraduate Diploma On Campus

Child and Youth Care - Accelerated

St. Clair College

12 months
14154 CAD/year
3833 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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This post graduate Child and Youth Care - Accelerated program from St. Clair College, provides individuals with an opportunity to complete the three year Child and Youth Care diploma program in an intensive eleven month time frame building upon their prior learning .


This combination of skills results in a dynamic, diversified graduate, prepared to work in a variety of workplace settings with diverse populations and provides practical field placement experience.

A Child and Youth Care specialist facilitates growth and change in children, adolescents and families experiencing a wide range of social, emotional, behavioural, or learning challenges. 

Child and Youth Care - Accelerated Graduates from St. Clair College are involved in all facets of care from assessment to intake, goal formulation, program planning and intervention. Child and Youth Care specialists facilitate change, provide support and apply a variety of evidenced based intervention strategies.

Career Opportunities

With two credentials, employment opportunities for graduates are excellent in mental health treatment centres, residential facilities, young offender facilities, schools, group homes, community-based settings and in-home work with families.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Treatment
  • The Child and Youth Worker as a Professional
  • Observation Skills and Reporting
  • Youth Justice
  • Child Care Techniques
  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Intervention
  • Activities With Children
  • Ethics and Practice in Crisis Intervention

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A University Degree in Social Sciences with at least one course in Introductory Psychology as well as Developmental Psychology or a Diploma in Early Childhood Education, Developmental Services Worker or Educational Support program. 
  • Accepted applicants must submit proof of a satisfactory medical examination and immunization prior to entry into the field practicum.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14154 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14154 CAD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    3833 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3833 CAD per year during 12 months.



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