Laws Affecting Treatment Delivery

Course Code CYWP-204
Lecture hours per week
Lab hours per week
Course Availability: Open
Description: This course will provide the student with an overview of Canadian political structure and levels of government in order to provide a context in which the major pieces for legislation affecting Child and Youth Work may be examined. The student will learn the main features of the Federal Criminal Law, including the Youth Criminal Justice Act and the Provincial Child and Family Services Act, the Education Act and the Mental Health Act. The student will learn the role of the Child and Worker in relation to this legislation and the application of these laws in the justice system.