Credits: 3 credits
Students examine multiple family structures in Canadian society providing the groundwork for beginning practice with families in human service work. Personal values and perceptions related to traditional and non-traditional family types are explored. Topics include the current and historical social, political, cultural, and economic influences on today's families, family of origin and intergenerational trauma issues, family systems theory, and family communication patterns.
Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for the course.
Note: Students cannot get credit for more than one of HUMS 1560, HUMS 1561.
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