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|SOCW 439 - Social Work/Law and the Justice System|
This course examines various areas of the Canadian legal system: constitutional documents and conventions, the court system, provincial legislative powers, rights of Indigenous peoples, the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and provincial legislation. It also examines the practice of social work in court settings. The course provides a basic understanding of the rights and interests of children, rules of evidence, and the roles of various interveners. Court writing skills are introduced and court visits are arranged.
Credits: 0.000 OR 3.000
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam, Audio/Video
Upper Division Course