In this course, students will examine the broad range of trauma and abuse issues in the lives of children, youth, and families. Students will explore how attitudes, values, and experiences affect our perceptions and judgements when dealing with the subjects of abuse and trauma. Students will examine the legacy of colonization and residential schools, the impact on families, and intergenerational trauma. The role of the child and youth care practitioner in assessing, reporting, and supporting children, youth, and families will be discussed.
Note: Restricted to Child and Youth Care