CYC 582

Children's Survival, Health, and Development in Ecocultural Context

Units: 1.5

An exploration of the diversity of settings, goals, opportunities and challenges for children's survival and development. Expands learners' knowledge of proximal and distal determinants of children's health, in local, national and international contexts using a bio-ecocultural model. Learners will explore multiple interacting factors shaping how childhood is conceptualized, how children are cared for, and the importance of working with communities to develop actions to promote child survival and optimal development.


  • Students who have completed advanced child development coursework may request permission to register in the course.


  • 3 units of 300- or 400-level CYC courses or 1.5 units of 500- or 600-level CYC courses; or
  • permission of the school.

Graduate course in the Child and Youth Care program offered by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Summer Fall Spring

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