SOCW 492

Protecting Indigenous Children

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

An opportunity to explore the unique policy and practice considerations to providing child and family services in Indigenous communities in British Columbia. Students will be challenged to synthesize the demands of provincial child welfare legislation with emerging Indigenous practices and policies in a way that protects the identity, cultures, and social structure of Indigenous children and families.


  • Limited to Indigenous students of North America or with permission of the department.


Undergraduate course in Social Work offered by the School of Social Work in the Faculty of Human and Social Development.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

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

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