CYC300 - Child and Youth Care Methods II

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Last revision date 2017-11-14 12:02:39.192
Last review date 2017-11-14 12:02:39.192

Subject Title
Child and Youth Care Methods II

Subject Description
In this course, the student will examine the multiple aspects of children and youth in need of help.   This course is a continuation of Child and Youth Care Methods I (CYC 200).  The Therapeutic Relationship and Milieu will be studied further with specific focus on the physical, emotional, social, cultural, ideological aspects of the milieu and the assessment of each. This course will continue to focus on the self-awareness process and best practice techniques related to preventing and responding to challenging behaviour.

Credit Status
One credit

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the learner will be able to:
  • Examine the specific aspects of the Therapeutic Milieu
  • Assess the specific aspects of the Therapeutic Milieu
  • Distinguish between the various Therapeutic Milieus
  • Describe therapeutic methods i.e. techniques and strategies appropriate within each of the five milieus
  • Illustrate the skills necessary for appropriate CYC attitudes and approaches i.e.  limit setting in responding to challenging behaviour
  • Explain the elements of establishing the therapeutic relationship within various milieus
  • Explore CYC methods as they relate to engagement, advocacy collaboration, strengths and self
  • Assess Risk Assessment in relation to the specific milieus
  • Discuss the understanding of systems theory to facilitate change
  • Evaluate the milieus within the student’s placement setting

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