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|SOCW 455 - Indigenous Governance and Social Policy|
Family values and standards of Indigenous peoples form the basis of the study on Indigenous policy development and its relationship to self-governance for Indigenous communities. Topics include: self-determination from an Indigenous perspective, its impact on Canadian social policy, and the necessity to address child and family social needs with regard to self-governance and planning. The course focuses on examples within British Columbia communities. The course explores the need for social work practitioners to become skilled advocates who influence policy and laws affecting Indigenous peoples and family systems.
Schedule Types: Lecture, Self-Directed, Final Exam, Audio/Video, World Wide Web