CHILD/YOUTH CARE EMPHASIS

Coordinators: Hagar (Social Work); Gardiner (Psychology); Oganowski (Health Education); Gushiken, T. (Therapeutic Recreation); Walsko, G. (Education)

Child/Youth Care Emphasis
(Open to students in all schools and colleges within the university) - 25-31 credits, which includes a three-credit introductory child and youth care course (SWK 210) and a three-credit fieldwork experience.

Child/Youth Care Core:
I. Introduction to child and youth care work:
    SWK 210 3 credits
II. The interpersonal processes of care work (one course required):
    CST 230 3 credits
    SWK 330 2 credits
III. The essence of relationships in human development (one course required):
    PSY 2121 3 credits
    SWK 370 3 credits
IV. Care work as contextual practice (three credits required):
    C-I 374 3 credits
    CST 332 3 credits
    EFN 205 3 credits
    HED 453 1-3 credits
    ERS 100 3 credits
    PSY 382 3 credits
    SOC 225 3 credits
    REC 200 3 credits
    REC 375 2 credits
V. Care work as therapeutic intervention (two courses required-one course from Section "A" and one course from Sections "B-E"):
    A. Groups
       CST 250 3 credits
       PSY 343 3 credits
       SOC 334 3 credits
    B. Social skills
             RTH 480 3 credits
    C. Family
          CST 336 3 credits
          SOC 212 3 credits
    D. Control of self
       HED 4462 2 credits
       HED 470 2 credits
       PSY 401 3 credits
       RTH 470 4 credits
    E. Life skills
       HPR 105 3 credits HED 307 3 credits
       SPE 4453 2 credits
VI. Care work as indirect practice (one course required):
    C-I 2114 1 credit
    EFN 2104 2 credits
    REC 207 1 credit
    REC 302 3 credits
    RTH 474 3 credits
    SPE 440 2 credits
VII. Children at risk (five-six credits required. No more than three credits may be taken in any one of the four topical areas.)
    A. Drug dependency
       HED 333 3 credits
       HED 433 1 credit
       PSY 330 2 credits
    B. Child welfare issues
       HED 455 1 credit HED 465 1 credit
       SWK 350 3 credits
    C. Disabilities
       ESS 231 3 credits RTH 326 3 credits
       RTH 327 3 credits
       SPE 418 3 credits
       SPE 425 3 credits
       SPE 453 3 credits
    D. Health issues
       HED 418 1 credit PSY 319 3 credits
       RTH 330 3 credits
       SPE 401 3 credits
       SPE 417 3 credits
VIII.Field practice (coordinated through the student's respective department).
Minimum three credits required.
    CEI 450 1-15 credits
    C-I 403 3-15 credits
    C-I 404 3-15 credits
    C-I 409 3-15 credits
    HED 495 1-3 credits
    HED 498 12 credits
    PSY 450 1-3 credits
    REC 450 12 credits
    RTH 498 12 or 16 credits