Co-op Programs

Special Care Counselling

Special Care Counselling is a 3-year technical program designed to prepare students to become health technicians in a helping profession. Working as part of a health care team, Special Care Counselling technicians assist clients gain more autonomy as integrated members of society.

Special care counselling co-op students can work in a variety of settings, such as educational institutions (preschool to higher education), short and long-term care facilities, hospitals, rehabilitation centres, CLSCs, residences for the elderly, shelters, group homes, summer camps and other social services facilities. They can participate as an active member of a health care team with clients that have physical, mental, emotional and/or behavioral needs.

Student Skills and Competencies

Skills of First Year Students

Skills of Second Year Students

For more information about this program, consult the program profile.

Contact Information

Alain Beauparlant
Co-op Coordinator
T. 819-778-2270, Ext. 1280
F. 819-778-7364