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Catalog 2016-17 
    
Catalog 2016-17 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Child and Youth Care Practitioner Certificate


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Important Information


Short Description


The Child and Youth Care Practitioner certificate program emphasizes the knowledge and necessary skills to promote the well-being of all children and adolescents.  The focus of this program is working with vulnerable/at-risk populations within the context of family and community settings.

Type of Credential


Credit Certificate

Program Code


567

Contacts and Additional Information


Program Coordinator:

CCBC Catonsville, Lisa Boone
443-840-4379 or lboone@ccbcmd.edu

Additional Information:

 

Additional Information

 Statewide Program

Semester Sequence


This is a suggested full-time schedule for a student who has completed any developmental course work and has no transfer credits.

Courses Needed for This Program*


Total Number of Credits Required for Certificate: 24*


Note


*Credit students who are new to college (no successfully completed transferable college credits from other institutions) are required to take ACDV 101 - Academic Development: Transitioning to College . This 1-credit course is designed to be taken in the first semester at CCBC. Students must provide an official transcript(s) from an accredited institution to document successful completion of college coursework for the ACDV 101 requirement to be waived.

Program Description


The Child and Youth Care Practitioner certificate program emphasizes the knowledge and necessary skills to promote the well-being of all children and adolescents.  The focus of this program is working with vulnerable/at-risk populations within the context of family and community settings.

Program Outcomes


Upon successful completion of the Child and Youth Care Practitioner certificate, students will be able to:

  1. effectively express opinions and facts through both oral and written communication;
  2. demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to work with at-risk children and adolescents; and
  3. exhibit preparedness to work in an entry-level position at a variety of child and youth care agencies.

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