Special Care Counselling

Code 351.A0
SecteurServices sociaux, éducatifs et juridiques (20)
Code CUISEP575-000.CP
Nombre d'unités90
StatutProgram approved in 2000.
Modified in 2004.
Organismes scolaires offrant le programme
Ce programme est offert en langue française : 
Techniques d'éducation spécialisée

Objectifs du programme

This program is designed to train people to be special care counsellors. The technicians in special care counselling intervene concerning different problems: physical or psychological deficiencies, behaviour problems, mental or health-related problems, and after having taken care of adapting them, their re-integration to society.

Durée de la formation

Spécifique (heures)Totale (heures)

La durée totale inclut des cours de formation générale commune à tous les programmes pour 420 heures, des cours de formation générale propre à ce programme pour 150 heures ainsi que des cours de formation générale complémentaire pour 90 heures.

Les durées correspondent à la formation théorique et au travail de laboratoire des cours; elles excluent donc les heures de travail personnel de l'étudiante ou de l'étudiant.

Conditions d'admission

To be admitted to the program, a person must meet the general requirements for admission set out in the College Education Regulations, as well as the following special conditions, where applicable:

• no requirements

Professions visées (IMT En ligne d'Emploi Québec)

Early childhood educators and assistants (4214)
Elementary and secondary school teacher assistants (4413)
Instructors of persons with disabilities (4215)
Social and community service workers (4212)

Appellation(s) d'emploi

assistant/assistante en éducation spécialisée
éducateur spécialisé/éducatrice spécialisée – services sociaux et communautaires
éducateur spécialisé/éducatrice spécialisée pour personnes ayant des besoins spéciaux
intervenant/intervenante des services à la jeunesse
travailleur/travailleuse des services de garderie

Relation avec le marché du travail

Insertion au marché du travail   (Information provenant du MEES)
Site AvenirEnSanté

Contenu du programme

Numéro ou code Énoncé de la compétence
019N To examine the job functions of a special care counsellor
019P To become familiar with community resources and services
019Q To communicate with clients and members of a work team
019R To examine biopsychosocial adjustment issues
019S To gather information about the client's behavior
019T To design development activities and clinical tools
019U To evaluate the ability of the client's living environment to provide appropriate support
019V To assist a client in need of help
019W To associate approaches, objectives and techniques with specific adjustment problems
019X To abide by the code of ethics of the profession
019Y To establish a helping relationship
019Z To carry out adaptive and rehabilitative activities for clients with an intellectual disability
01A0 To carry out adaptive and rehabilitative activities for clients with a physical impairment or neurological disorder
01A1 To act as a facilitator for groups of clients or work teams
01A2 To carry out activities for older individuals who are no longer autonomous
01A4 To protect their personal well-being
01A5 To analyze the relationship between social phenomena and adjustment problems
01A6 To carry out rehabilitative activities for clients with mental-health and drug-addiction problems
01A7 To carry out adaptive and rehabilitative activities for clients who are socially excluded or who are perpetrators or victims of violence
01A8 To develop an intervention plan
01A9 To interact with clients from cultural and ethnic communitites different from their own
01AA To carry out adaptive and rehabilitative activities for clients who are reentering society or the workplace
01AB To intervene in a crisis
01AC To draw up and carry out an integrated intervention project
046T To carry out activities for young people with learning or language difficulties
046U To carry out adaptive and rehabilitative activities for young people with adjustment difficulties
Number of hours alloted to specific training: 2085 hours