Child and Youth Counsellors
Child and Youth Counsellors (CYCs) perform various services to help children, adolescents, and young adults, which include: assessing maladaptive behaviour patterns and socio-emotional functioning in children, adolescents, and young adults; helping with the prevention and treatment of conditions in the individual, family, and community, in order to develop, maintain, and promote emotional, social, behavioural, and interpersonal wellbeing within the context of daily living. (adapted from the Ontario Association of Child and Youth Counselors).
They may work in private practice, or with an organization such as a hospital, school, or community agency.
The Council of Canadian Child and Youth Care Associations is made up of active member provincial and territorial associations. Child and Youth Care ...