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|SOCW 455 - First Nations Governance and Social Policy|
Family values and standards of First Nations form the basis of the study on First Nations policy development and its relationship to self-governance for First Nations communities. Topics explored include self-determination from a First Nations perspective, its impact on Canadian Social Policy, along with the necessity to address Child and Family social needs into self-governance and planning. The course focuses on examples within British Columbia communities. Additionally, the course explores the importance of how social work practitioners need to become skilled advocates aimed at influencing policy and laws affecting First Nations and family systems.
Schedule Types: Lecture, Self-Directed, Final Exam, Audio/Video, World Wide Web