Introduction to Law in Child and Youth Care Contexts
Units: 1.5, Hours: 3-0
The Law as an expression of social policy, and the processes by which laws are developed, enacted and changed; Family Law and the Family Courts, with special reference to laws affecting children; human rights as they apply to social services; the organization of legal services and the legal accountability and liabilities of child and youth care workers, and others in the social service field.
Note: Credit will be granted for only one of 250, 350A, SOCW 350A.
Prerequisites: Second-year standing or permission of the department.
Undergraduate course in Child and Youth Care offered by the School of Child and Youth Care in the Faculty of Human and Social Development.