Courses Catalogue

Family Services And Law

COURSE CODE: SWS 3203
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 0
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Social Work And Social Administration, Bachelor
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Humanities and Social Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Required Readings

  1. Burford, G., & Pennell, J. (1995), 'Family group decision making project:     Implementation report summary', Family Group Decision Making Project,     School of Social Work, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Newfoundland,     Canada.
  2. Community Panel (1992), Liberating our Children, Liberating our     Nations: Report of the Aboriginal Committee, Community Panel, Family     and Children's Services Legislation Review in British Columbia, The     Community Panel, Victoria, BC, Canada.
  3. Connors, E. (1993), 'Healing in First Nations: The spirit of family', in M.R. Rodway & B. Trute (eds) The Ecological Perspective in Family-Centered Therapy,     Studies in Health and Human Services No.19, Edwin Mellen Press, New York.
  4. Cross, T. L. & McGregor, K. (1995), Linking Child Abuse and Neglect with     Substance Abuse in Native American Communities (Evaluation report),     National Indian Child Welfare Association, Portland, Oregon.
  5. Department of Indian and Northern Affairs (1989), Indian Children and     Family Services Management Regime: Discussion Paper, Department of     Indian and Northern Affairs, Ottawa
  6. Farrow, F. & the Executive Session on Child Protection (1998), Child Protection:     Building Community Partnerships, John F. Kennedy School of     Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
  7. Herron, J. (1999), 'Principles for the provision of community-based     Indigenous family violence programs, Unpublished paper.
  8. HREOC (Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission) (1997), Bringing them     Home: Report of the National Inquiry into the Separation of
  9. Aboriginal and     Torres Strait Islander Children from their Families, Human Rights and     Equal Opportunity Commission, Commonwealth of Australia, Sydney.
  10. Mannes, M. (1993), 'Seeking the balance between child protection and     family preservation in Indian child welfare', Child Welfare, vol. 72,     no. 2.
  11. Ronnau, J., Lloyd, J., Sallee, A. & Shannon, P. (1990), 'Family Preservation Skills     with Native Americans', in M. Mannes, Family Preservation and Indian Child Welfare, American Indian Law Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico
  12. Zigler, E.F. &Styfco, S. (1996), 'Head Start and Early Childhood Intervention: The     changing course of social science and social policy', in E. F. Zigler, S.
  13. L. Kagan & N.W. Hall (eds) Children Families and Government: Preparing for the     Twenty-first Century, Cambridge University Press, New York
  14. Gray-Withers, D. (1997),'Decentralised social services and self-government:     Challenges for First Nations', in J. Pulkingham& G. Ternowetsky (eds)
  15. Child     and Family Policies, Struggles, Strategies and Options, Fernwood, Halifax.
  16. Cross, T. &LaPlante, J. (1995), Grassroots Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect in Indian Communities: A Guide for the Community Organizer, National Indian Child Welfare Association, Portland, Oregon.
  17. Van Stelle, K.R., Allen, G.A. &Moberg, D. P. (1998), 'Alcohol and drug prevention among American Indian families: The Family Circles program', Drugs and Society, vol. 12, no. 1-2, pp. 53-60.