CYC101 – Introduction to the Child and Youth Care


Admission Requirements
  • Grade 12 or OSSD Equivalent
  • Mature Student
  • Mature Student with Wonderlic SLE min. cut score minimum 14 on test
  • Bring your own device (BYOD): As a student in this on-campus program, you will require a mobile computing device that meets specifications outline by your program
  • Textbook:
    Child and Youth Care Vol 1 Canadian Scholars – Women’s Press 2019

Course Fees: $485.00
Other Compulsory Fees: Inclusive
Course Hours: 60 Hours
Course Intake: Every Monday
Department: PT – Continuing Education


In this subject, students will learn a range of professional competencies required by the beginning, Child and Youth Care professionals. The subject offers an entry- level knowledge of child and youth protection and the law in Canada including the Duty to report the child, Youth and Family Services Act and the Youth Criminal Justice Act. The subject will also examine the role of the Child and Youth Care Worker in a various milieus and environments.


North Bay Campus or Online –

Knowledge Competencies


  • Foundational Knowledge
    1. Professional Competencies Awareness of the Profession
    2. Professional Development and Behaviour
    3. Personal Development and Self Care
    4. Professional Ethics Awareness of Law and Regulations