Child and Youth Care Association of Alberta

50 Years of Empowering Child and Youth Care Counsellors
2022 Child and Youth Care National Conference information

CYCAA is dedicated to the professionalization of Child and Youth Care by providing Child and Youth Care Counsellors with high ethical practice standards, advocating for recognition and growth of the profession, and by supporting the professional development of Counsellors in Alberta.

Vision Statement

Child and Youth Care Association of Alberta is a recognized leader in advancing the practice of Child and Youth Care to enhance the health of children, youth and families in safe and healthy communities.

Mission Statement

To advance the practice of Child and Youth Care through leadership, advocacy and professional development.

Land Acknowledgement

The Child and Youth Care Association of Alberta would like to acknowledge that Alberta is on traditional Treaty 6, Treaty 7 & Treaty 8 land. The CYCAA also recognizes that the Métis Nation holds a deep connection to this land and acknowledges the eight land-based Métis Settlements in Alberta and the Métis rights to that land, and all people who now make Alberta their home.

Announcements and Information

2022 Call for Presentations

2022 Call for Presentations

The 2022 National Child and Youth Care Conference Canmore, Alberta October 5-7, 2022“Reaching for a Better Tomorrow”Call for PresentationsThe Child...

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Save the Date

Save the Date

Mark your Calendars for the 2022 National Child and Youth Care Conference to be held in beautiful Canmore on October 5th-7th, with an additional Educators Day on October 4th. Speakers, Conference Details and Reservation information will be coming soon!

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Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!

“May the Spirit of the Holidays be with you throughout the New Year.” –Unknown Our office is closed for the holiday season. We will be back in the...

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Visionary of the Year 2021

Visionary of the Year 2021

The Child and Youth Care Visionary of the Year Award is intended to honour and offer recognition to members who have made significant contributions to the growth and development of Alberta’s CYC practice, education, and professional advancement.

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