Community and Social Services

CYWK 2002

Course description

Students explore social welfare, community and social service from a child and youth care (CYC) lens. Students examine the macro issues of the structure and administration of community organizations, government supports, and social services that operate within Canadian society. From the ecological/systems theory perspective, students analyze various social systems which impact children, youth and families within the youth criminal justice, children's protection, social welfare, education, community resources and health systems. In addition, learners investigate the concepts of power and privilege as they relate to services for vulnerable and diverse populations.



Course Hours


Students registering for credit courses for the first time must declare a program at the point of registration. Declaring a program does not necessarily mean students must complete a program, individual courses may be taken for skill improvement and upgrading.

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