CYC 462

Perspectives on Substance Use in Child and Youth Care Practice

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

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.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of CYC 462, HSD 462.


  • Minimum third-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.

Fall 2018 Spring 2019 Summer 2019

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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