SOCW 476

Family and Child Welfare Policy

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Critiques of family and child welfare policy and practice such as the feminist and Indigenous perspectives are challenging the social work profession. Provides an opportunity to critically examine assumptions in family and child welfare policy including notions of family, substitute care, conceptions about violence and neglect, how family and child welfare policy is developed and administered, and the political role of social work.


Undergraduate course in Social Work offered by the School of Social Work 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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