Child And Youth Care With Addictions Support Worker

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The Child and Youth Care with Addictions Support Worker diploma program provides the opportunity for students to pursue a 6-week field placement for hands-on experience in the human services sector.|Plus, ?you may qualify for new government bursaries that will cover full tuition when you start this fall. Other expenses such as transportation, living costs, and childcare may also be covered. Complete the Request Info form or visit our Free Tuition page to learn more.

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Nova Scotia


Eastern College

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Program Duration

72 Weeks

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In Person, Virtual



Program Details
Are you compassionate with an interest in helping children and families? If so, the Child and Youth Care with Addictions Support Worker diploma program at Eastern College can prepare you for a career in this rewarding field.
As a Child and Youth Care Support Worker, you will help counsel children, adolescents, and their families dealing with social, emotional, behavioural, and mental health issues. During the course, you will learn about the psychological needs that drive human behaviour and develop strategies to foster resiliency and healthy childhood development. You?ll also learn about addiction, family dynamics and prevention planning.
Graduate with several critical field-related certifications, including Non-Violent Crises Intervention (NVCI), First Aid, CPR and Acquired Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST).
Students enrolled in the program receive:
Field trips to multiple community agencies
Volunteer opportunities

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