Programs & Courses
CYCC 233 - Legal & Cultural Issues Regarding Children & Youth
Legal & Cultural Issues Regarding Children & Youth
Various laws that affect children, youth and families in Albertaand Canada will be examined. These include the Youth Criminal Justice Act, The Child, Youth & Family Enhancement Act, Alberta School Act and Family Law Act. The context of these laws as they apply to the legal accountability and liabilities of the Child and Youth Care Counsellor in the human service field will be explored. Issues of socialization, conflict with the law, and advocacy for vulnerable children, youth and families are addressed within the various legal documents. Historical, ecological and environmental factors are also considered..
Prerequisite: A minimum of a C grade in CYCC 111