From 1 July 2013
, membership fees
will be as follows:
$40 per year
$20 per year
to pay your fees now.
International Child and Youth Care Week (May 5-11)
In recognition of International Child and Youth Care Week (May 5-11) and
Thank a Youth Worker Day (May 8), the Association congratulates all child
and youth care workers across Newfoundland and Labrador for their service
and commitment to young people and families.
What is a Child and Youth Care Practitioner?
Child and youth care practitioners work with children and/ youth to
facilitate optimal personal, social and educational development and enable
them to gain a voice, influence, and place in society. They specialize in
the creation and implementation of therapeutic programs and planned
environments with a focus on the therapeutic relationship; the application
of theory and research about human growth and development; and
Child and youth care practitioners comprise the largest human service
workforce in the world.
The Association would also like to commend child and youth care
practitioners who have completed the rigorous exam, portfolio and
application process and become professionally certified child and youth care
The Child and Youth Care Certification Board (CYCCB) awards professional
certification for individuals who demonstrate their commitment to
professional practice and higher standards. Certification as a Child and
Youth Care Professional is a meaningful way to demonstrate experience and
skills to colleagues, employers, and the children and families that are
A list of certified CYCs can be found on this website under the
for ideas and resources
The Executive of the CYCANL
l-r: Kayla Little (student rep), Lori Leonard (National Rep), Natalie Bursey (Secretary), Byron Boyd (President),
Tina Kroll (Vice president) and Jennifer Kettle (Treasurer).