This course examines the patterns and structures of family life, the influences on family and the diversity of family life, the influences on family and the diversity of family from one culture and class to another. The course focuses on providing an understanding of how different family dynamics create variability in individual children’s social and emotional development. The purpose of this course is to increase student awareness regarding the diversity of families, which in turn will influence their ability to provide relevant family support to children and families. The course includes a special focus on First Nations families.
English 12, ENGL 050, ENGL 055 or successful placement on the CAT 3 English placement test