About

The Child & Youth Care Certification Board provides an assessment process and certification to individuals who demonstrate their commitment to high standards of care and commitment to ongoing professional development.

Certification is awarded to candidates who successfully demonstrate their professional practice through:

  • Minimum requirements of education, experience & training
  • Passing score on a situational judgement exam
  • Provision of colleague references & supervisor assessment
  • Membership in a professional association
  • Agreement to abide by ethical practice
  • Completion of a written portfolio

View the application (288 kb pdf) for full description of requirements.


If you are interested in learning more about accreditation for academic programs, visit the Child & Youth Care Educational Accreditation Board. CYCCB is a founding supporter of the CYCEAB.