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Introduction To Family Development

Course Code CYWP-111
Lecture hours per week
Lab hours per week
Course Availability: Open
Description: This course introduces the student to family functioning from a developmental approach . The developing family will be studied from a historical perspective of the family as a social unit, modern compositions and the family life cycle to include the developmental tasks of each stage. In today's Canadian society, alternative family life styles, various cultural forms with their child parenting practices, will be explored. Family violence will also be studied to realize its effect on development and task resolution.