Child and youth care practitioners comprise the largest human service workforce in the world - a field which is dedicated to promoting the optimal development of children and youth. The Child and Youth Care Certification Board awards professional certification for individuals who demonstrate their commitment to professional practice and higher standards.
The Journal of Child and Youth Care Work (Volume 24) provides a survey of the body of knowledge and skills on which the certification process is designed.
The issue covers each of the five domains from a classical, research, and practice oriented approach. Preview the table of contents and lead article (542 kb pdf) or purchase the complete volume directly from the National Resource Center for Youth Services at the University of Oklahoma.