The Child & Youth Care Certification Board awards professional certification to individuals who demonstrate their commitment to professional practice and high standards in the child & youth care field.

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.