Practicum I: Community Care Settings For Children and Youth
Units: 1.5, Hours: 1.5-11
Orients students to the field of child and youth care. Students have opportunities to meet local members of the profession and visit local programs and agencies serving children, youth, and their families. The structure of services and supports to children, youth and their families is explored within the context of a specific community. Elders and helping professionals address the service needs and current responses within the community. Students will also learn and practice methods of obtaining information about children's development through direct observation in formal and informal settings and will be supervised in making informed interpretations.
Undergraduate course in Indigenous Community-based Child and Youth Care offered by the School of Child and Youth Care in the Faculty of Human and Social Development.