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IFS 100 Exploring Indigeneity

Effective date: April 2016

In this course students are supported to engage in self-reflection and self-renewal as they explore their indigeneity. A brief overview of historical realities affecting Indigenous peoples in Canada provides a foundation for understanding present realities. The importance of community and land in the lives of Aboriginal people is also explored.

Note: Students of Indigenous ancestry who meet individual course prerequisites may take Indigenous Family Support program courses if space is available.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

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

Prerequisites

None.

IFS 110 Self, Family and Community

Effective date: April 2016

This course focuses on Indigenous families across generations. Students are supported to experience how families are influenced by social, political and economic happenings. Students will be assisted to transfer their knowledge of family at a personal level to their professional role as Indigenous family support practitioners.

Note: Students of Indigenous ancestry who meet individual course prerequisites may take Indigenous Family Support program courses if space is available.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Indigenous Family Support
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.

IFS 120 Circle and Elder's Teaching 1

Effective date: May 2016

This course consists of weekly circle-based discussions and debriefing sessions for program students, staff and faculty. On regular occasions, Indigenous elders will join the circle to share their wisdom and oral traditions.

Note: Students of Indigenous ancestry who meet individual course prerequisites may take Indigenous Family Support program courses if space is available.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
1
Format
1.5 seminar hours per week
Related programs
Indigenous Family Support
Tuition
$80.33 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

None.

IFS 121 Circle and Elder's Teaching 2

Effective date: May 2016

This course consists of weekly circle-based discussions and debriefing sessions for program students, staff and faculty. On regular occasions, Indigenous elders will join the circle to share their wisdom and oral traditions.

Note: Students of Indigenous ancestry who meet individual course prerequisites may take Indigenous Family Support program courses if space is available.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
1
Format
1.5 seminar hours per week
Related programs
Indigenous Family Support
Tuition
$80.33 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

None.

IFS 140 Introduction to Practice

Effective date: April 2016

This course introduces students to the basic skills, knowledge, attitudes and values necessary to function as a family support practitioner. Students will begin to examine the responsibilities and obligations of the family support role. Students will also be introduced to agencies and services for Aboriginal families.

Note: Students of Indigenous ancestry who meet individual course prerequisites may take Indigenous Family Support program courses if space is available.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
2
Format
2 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Indigenous Family Support
Tuition
$107.10 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.

IFS 141 Self in Practice

Effective date: April 2016

This course builds on the knowledge and skills learned in IFS 140 through a combination of classroom and practical experiences. Students will further develop knowledge and strategies for effective work with families and interdisciplinary teams. Lifelong learning and its relationship to personal and professional development is explored.

Note: Students of Indigenous ancestry who meet individual course prerequisites may take Indigenous Family Support program courses if space is available.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
5
Format
3 lecture hours and 12 supervised field practice hours per week
Related programs
Indigenous Family Support
Tuition
$803.25 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

Pre/Corequisites

IFS 142 Professional Practice

Effective date: April 2016

This course provides students with opportunities for practice within a select community setting. Students will integrate and consolidate the knowledge, skills and values learned in the program into their beginning role as an Indigenous family support practitioner. Students will also attend weekly seminars at the college.

Note: Students of Indigenous ancestry who meet individual course prerequisites may take Indigenous Family Support program courses if space is available.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
5
Format
3 lecture hours and 24 supervised field practice hours per week
Related programs
Indigenous Family Support
Tuition
$771.12 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

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