CYC 250

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.



  • Minimum second-year standing.

Undergraduate course in Child and Youth Care offered by the School of Child and Youth Care in the Faculty of Human and Social Development.

Summer Fall Spring

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