CYC 171

Introduction to Families: Issues, Patterns, and Processes

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Formerly: CYC 373

Introduces frameworks and theories for conceptualizing child and youth care practice with families who are experiencing a variety of challenges and difficulties. Taking an international perspective, family issues are explored in terms of diversity (sexual orientation, ethnic affiliation/identity, gender, and socio-economic status). The ultimate goal is to help students to understand the diversity and complexity of family issues, patterns and processes in local and international contexts in order to engage intentionally in practice.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of CYC 171, CYC 373.

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 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020

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

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