Perspectives on Substance Use in Child and Youth Care Practice
Units: 1.5, Hours: 3-0
An introductory course on substance use and its impacts, particularly in relation to working with children, youth, families and communities. Students are expected to understand and critically reflect on a range of perspectives, and related practice responses relevant to CYC practitioners. The historical, social and political contexts of substance use among Indigenous peoples, women and youth will be explored.
Note: Credit will be granted for only one of 462, HSD 462.
Prerequisites: Third-year standing.
Pre- or corequisites:
Undergraduate course in Child and Youth Care offered by the School of Child and Youth Care in the Faculty of Human and Social Development.