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CAYW 114

This course provides students with an introduction to the topic of self-awareness, self-care and well-being with emphasis on the physical, emotional, psychological, and spiritual dimensions of well-being. Students are provided with opportunities to increase and develop personal insight into coping skills, as well as strategies and resources to develop healthy lifestyles (which is an essential aspect of the Child and Youth Care (CYC) program, placement, and profession). Topics of discussion will include: vicarious trauma, decision making, distorted thinking, recognizing personal strengths, time management, and cultivating happiness.