Programs & Courses

Youth Care Worker

Does a career of working one-on-one with youth and families interest you?

Graduates of the one-year certificate program are qualified for jobs as youth or family service workers in educational, residential, social services or community-based agencies.

The one-year Youth Care Worker certificate program will be offered Fall 2022 at Cowessess First Nation. Qualified instructors with experience in the field will help you develop the skills you need to build therapeutic relationships with children, youth and families. Your studies will focus on:

Practical, Real-World Learning

The program combines classroom theory with practical learning. You’ll learn from guest speakers and participate in experiential activities. Two work-based practicums give you an opportunity to work directly with children and youth at risk on a day-to-day basis. You’ll apply core concepts learned in class, develop your skills and engage in the design and delivery of programs.

Admission Requirements


Fall 2022 Program Information

Location: Cowessess First Nation

Program Dates: August 29, 2022 – May 26, 2023

Tuition: TBD

Materials: TBD

For more detailed information, please call our toll free registration line at 1-866-999-7372 or email

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