Settlement Workers need to advocate for the newcomers/immigrants to ensure that their integration into their communities are successful. In this course the learner will participate in learning activities that demonstrate effective methods of advocating, ways to improve independence in their clients, how to mobilize/network for a resolution, protecting their clients from the media/exploitation and community building. NOTE: This course has mandatory chats. No Textbook Required.
This course is designed to develop an understanding of various disabilities. Emphasis is placed on the educator’s role in planning for individual needs, while supporting the needs of the entire group in an inclusive environment. The focus is on using a team approach, with active family involvement to support the child with special needs in inclusive educational settings. NOTE: This course has mandatory group work.
Recommended Prerequisite: Introduction to Psychology course and Child and Adolescent Development course.
Software required: Word, PDF reader, speakers, and PowerPoint viewer.
This course provides students with an opportunity to explore many of the issues related to domestic violence. Topics to be studied include: Battered Woman Syndrome, the Battering Cycle, and immediate and long-term effects on children. Other subjects to be examined are the abuse of pregnant women, women with disabilities, issues distinct to multi-cultural, Aboriginal women and same sex violence, and relevant Canadian history and legislation. Textbook Required.
Sexual violence is an ugly reality and a societal concern. This course will examine the many forms of sexual violence perpetrated by individuals. Students will study sexual violence in the context of male toward female, female toward male, as well as incest and child abuse in families. Reasons for sexually deviant behaviours (why individuals do what they do), and the latest approaches and strategies for treating both victims and perpetrators will be examined. Textbook Required
NOTE: This course has mandatory chats and mandatory group work. Textbook required.
NOTE: Acceptance into the Autism and Behavioural Science Graduate Certificate program is required prior to registering. Contact Louise Chatterton Luchuk at 613-544-5400 ext. 1093 for more information.