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Course Overview

Support work in child and family welfare systems is complicated. The purpose of this course is to prepare students with an introductory knowledge of child welfare systems in a Canadian context. This is part 2 of a 2-part course. Beginning with an overview of child protection principles, students will learn about the disproportionate consequences of systems for Indigenous people, immigrants and women, in addition to their roles & responsibilities as child & youth care workers.

Learning Outcomes

  • Social work with Indigenous peoples 1
  • Social work with Indigenous peoples 2
  • Introduction to social work with women
  • Promoting mental health through social work
  • Social work and gender diversity
  • CYCW roles and responsibilities