Courses and Descriptions

CYCP-1034Foundations of Child and Youth Care

Welcome to the field of child and youth care! Built on the foundations of core competencies in practice, this course examines the roles and responsibilities youth work assumes in a variety of settings. Current theory and practice perspectives are explored, in addition to professional identity, ethical practice, youth’s rights, and interdisciplinary work. An overview of the needs of youth, the types of agencies providing service and governing legislation will also be studied. Reflection of one’s personal readiness for professional child and youth care practice is a focus of this course.  
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