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CFCS 110 Foundations for Practice

Effective date: January 2017

This course assists students in developing a framework for practice in CFCS. Principles and concepts of social justice, human rights, diversity and inclusion are introduced. Students will explore the ways in which these principles are applied to practice with individuals, families, and in multi-cultural and aboriginal communities and organizations.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Tuition
$160.65 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

None.

Restricted course Open to students in Community, Family and Child Studies.

CFCS 114 Professional Practice 1

Effective date: January 2013

This course introduces students to the basic skills, knowledge, attitudes and values necessary for professional practice in community, family and child services. Students will develop a personal philosophy for practice, and will begin to examine the responsibilities and obligations of the CFCS professional.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

None.

Restricted course Open to students in Community, Family and Child Studies.

CFCS 120 Lifespan Development 1

Effective date: January 2017

This course is an overview of major themes and theories of development from conception through middle childhood. Using a life course perspective, students will examine how relationships, common life transitions and cultural-historical factors influence the evolution of individual lives. Students will explore variations within multiple domains of development as a foundation for practice when supporting children and families.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Tuition
$160.65 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

Restricted course Open to students in Community, Family and Child Studies.

CFCS 121 Lifespan Development 2

Effective date: January 2017

Building on knowledge from Lifespan Development 1, this course takes the student beyond the developmental experience of childhood to explore theories and perspectives from adolescence to late adulthood. Using a life course perspective, students will continue to examine how relationships, common life transitions and cultural-historical factors influence the evolution of individual lives. Students will explore variations within multiple domains of development as a foundation for practice.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Tuition
$160.65 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Restricted course Open to students in Community, Family and Child Studies.

CFCS 140 Introduction to Community Resources and Supports

Effective date: May 2016

This course introduces students to a broad range of community resources, human services and supports relevant to community, family and child studies. Students will meet with people from a variety of community organizations and will begin to develop professional relationships.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Tuition
$160.65 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

None.

Restricted course Open to students in Community, Family and Child Studies.

CFCS 141 Service Learning

Effective date: January 2017

Students will collaborate with communities to identify, develop and implement a service learning project that contributes to the well-being of community members. Students will begin to develop the skills and strategies necessary for effective interpersonal communication, team work and personal leadership.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Tuition
$160.65 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

CFCS 160 Family and Community

Effective date: January 2013

In this course, students will begin to develop a framework for understanding and working with families. Students will examine the diverse nature of family structures, relationships and dynamics. Historical, economic and social factors that shape family life and the challenges that face today's families are explored.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Tuition
$160.65 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

None.

Restricted course Open to students in Community, Family and Child Studies.

CFCS 210 Diversity Across the Lifespan

Effective date: September 2012

In this course, students examine acquired and developmental disabilities and selected health conditions that can occur through the lifespan. Topics include: aging, mental health issues and specific disabilities. Students will be introduced to strategies that support inclusion and participation in home and community.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Tuition
$160.65 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

None.

Restricted course Open to students in Community, Family and Child Studies.

CFCS 214 Professional Practice 2

Effective date: January 2017

This course builds on the knowledge and skills introduced in CFCS 114, with an emphasis on professional standards, relevant legislation, and leadership models. Students will further develop skills and strategies necessary for interdisciplinary team work. Lifelong learning and its relationship to personal and professional development is explored.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

Restricted course Open to students in Community, Family and Child Studies.

CFCS 230 Support Strategies

Effective date: January 2017

This course introduces students to positive supports for learning in home, school, work and community settings. Students will design practical support strategies, applying a variety of perspectives, including ecological and strength-based, that assist children and adults in social, academic and daily life activities.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
4 lecture hours per week
Tuition
$369.60 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

Pre/Corequisites

All of:

Restricted course Open to students in Community, Family and Child Studies.

CFCS 230B Support Strategies Bridge

Effective date: January 2017

This course is intended for CSEA graduates and introduces students to strategies that support children, youth and adults engaged in group activities.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
1
Format
4 lecture hours per week for 3 weeks
Tuition
$98.56 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

Pre/Corequisites

Restricted course Open to students in Community, Family and Child Studies.

CFCS 240 Practicum 1

Effective date: January 2017

This course provides students with opportunities for practice in a variety of community settings. Students will begin to integrate core concepts into their practice as CFCS professionals. Students will use a social justice perspective to demonstrate their developing knowledge, skills, values and beliefs as CFCS professionals.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
5
Format
2 lecture hours and 10 practical work hours per week
Tuition
$642.60 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:


Pre/Corequisites

One of:

Restricted course Open to students in Community, Family and Child Studies.

CFCS 241 Practicum 2

Effective date: January 2017

This practicum experience provides an opportunity for students to integrate and consolidate the knowledge, skills and values learned in the program.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
6
Format
2 lecture hours and 15 practical work hours per week
Tuition
$910.35 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

Pre/Corequisites

All of:

Restricted course Open to students in Community, Family and Child Studies.

Effective date: May 2018

This practicum experience provides an opportunity for students to integrate and consolidate the knowledge, skills and values learned in the program.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
6
Format
2 lecture hours and 210 total practicum hours.
Tuition
$910.35 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

Pre/Corequisites

All of:

Restricted course Open to students in Community, Family and Child Studies.

CFCS 250 Social Justice Today

Effective date: January 2017

In this course, contemporary social issues and perspectives are explored through a social justice and a practice lens. Through experiential learning and evidence-based research, students will develop and in-depth knowledge of select social conditions and practices that affect children, youth, individuals, families and communities.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

And one of:

Pre/Corequisites

All of:

Restricted course Open to students in Community, Family and Child Studies.

CFCS 260 Family and Community 2

Effective date: January 2014

Building on the content of CFCS 160, students will explore the relationships and interactions between practitioners and families in the context of the communities in which they work and live. Emphasis will be on relationship development, respect for family uniqueness and building community partners.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Tuition
TBD plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

Restricted course Open to students in Community, Family and Child Studies.

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