The OACYC is working with the Child and Youth Care Certification Board to offer certification to the child and youth care community in Ontario.

“The Child and Youth Care Certification Board awards professional certification for individuals who demonstrate their commitment to professional practice and higher standards.”

This certification is based on competencies that are organized across five domains:

  1. Professionalism
  2. Cultural and human diversity
  3. Applied human development
  4. Relationship and communication
  5. Developmental practice methods

For more information about the competencies please click here.

The Certification process includes the following:

  • Successful completion of an exam
  • Completion of an application
  • Submission of references
  • Completion of the portfolio

The OACYC will help you to complete the process from proctoring the exams to setting up support session that will assist with the completion of your portfolio.

For more information please go the CYCCB website www.cyccb.org
You can also contact the OACYC for further information.

Fees for Certification (Canadian dollar)

Exam           $177.00

Application   $131.00

Renewal      $66.00

Extension    $26.00