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SWK 4804H Social Studies 4: Critical Social Work Analysis with Indigenous People - Elective

This is an intensive elective course and requires students to keep at pace with course expectations. This course will provide students with knowledge and resources to critically examine public policy and social issues confronting Indigenous Peoples in Canada. Students will examine experiences with colonialism, oppression and self-determination, as well as historical and contemporary impacts of Canadian policies and legislation. Topics include the Indian Residential School System, child welfare, justice system, intergenerational trauma, Indigenous worldviews and research methods, healing and reconciliation.