Family Dynamics

Course Code: SOCI 1900

Academic Year: 2018-2019

Child and youth care practice often involves working with families and always involves understanding the family context. In this foundation course, students are exposed to concepts such as models of and functions of a family, systems theory and basic theoretical approaches to family support and interactions. Students are challenged to consider their own family experience and to reflect on how their personal experience may impact their emerging child and youth care practice with families in care.