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Child and Youth Worker (CYW)
Child and Youth Worker (CYW)

A Child and Youth Worker provides supportive counselling to those who are coping with the implications of a diagnosis/special need. This professionally trained worker can support children, adolescents and their families, individually and in groups.


Children and youth clients receiving services from Lansdowne Children's Centre and their families, are eligible for Child and Youth Worker Services.

Goals, Skills and Keywords


A Child and Youth Worker can provide supportive counselling to help with: Adjustment to illness & disability Managing client stress and developing healthy coping strategies Building social skills Behaviour strategies and support for parents and caregivers Building confidence and self-advocacy skills Planning decisions and emotional needs when transitioning to adult services Sibling support needs Education and support can be provided for a variety of topics on a needs basis. Workshop topics may include: Internet safety Community safety & independence Bullying and self-esteem. Sibling support needs Youth transition
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