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 Child and Youth Care Counsellor
SchoolMount Royal University
LocationCalgary, AB, Canada
School TypeUniversity
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 14,562
Length4 Year(s)
Entry Grade (%)*65% to 100%
  •  Grade12 English 
Prerequisites NotesApplicants are required to have English Language Arts 30-1 – minimum grade 60%.
International: $22,460

Cost is quoted based on annual tuition.
DescriptionAssist in the healthy development of vulnerable children, youth and families by becoming a positive role model who makes a difference in the lives of children, youth and families. Working with people can be demanding, but you will experience job satisfaction and the rewards are significant. Opportunities for employment include school programs, group homes, treatment centres and community programs.

To become a child and youth care counsellor, you need to be ethical and emotionally strong. The children, youth and families you will work with may have suffered physical, sexual or emotional abuse, neglect, and/or family breakdown. Some may also have behavioural or learning difficulties and mental health concerns that require your knowledge, skill and support.
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