Learning Outcomes

Bachelor of Child and Youth Care Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the program will:

  1. Apply relational-centred, strength-based practice, drawing on the resources and capacities of children, youth, families, communities, and other team members.

  2. Show effective leadership, as a Child and Youth Care professional, in academic, community and practice settings.

  3. Demonstrate commitment to ethical practice based on respect for equality, diversity, and social justice.

  4. Advocate for, and encourage self-advocacy by all children, youth and families.

  5. Engage in ongoing learning and the dissemination of knowledge that continually advances the field of Child and Youth Care.

  6. Integrate theoretical frameworks that uphold effective and transformative methods of practice.

  7. Use innovative and creative methods of practice based on evidence-based research.

  8. Maintain a high level of professionalism at all times, across all settings.

  9. Demonstrate a commitment to personal health and well-being.

Final Approved by BCYC Department Council, April 25, 2017