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CAYW 314

This course explores how advocacy and activism contribute to social change for children, youth and families in the field of Child and Youth Care. This wide-ranging course includes the practice of Child and Youth Care in relation to client advocacy, community education and collective activism. It encourages discussion around at risk communities, the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Children (UNCRC) and the development of social justice strategies to address change.  Furthermore, the course provides a theoretical and critical analysis of human rights issues facing children, youth and families from a global, national and community perspective.