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Is it your dream to work with Aboriginal children, youth and families? Are you already working in the community and want to further your education? Douglas College's Faculty of Child, Family & Community Studies (CFCS) Aboriginal Stream can help you do both.
This unique, 16.5-credit pathway allows you to
For more information on the courses we offer, please see:
CFCS 1142: Introduction to Aboriginal Child, Youth and Family Practice
CFCS 2332: Strengthening the Family Spirit - Working from Aboriginal Perspectives with Elders' Teachings
CFCS 1112: Working in Communities
CFCS 2212: Aboriginal Children, Youth and Families: Transforming Legislation and Policies
CFCS 1242: Practicum
The CFCS Aboriginal Stream is made up of four courses and a practicum. You can earn credits toward these programs:
Child and Youth Care Diploma
Classroom and Community Support Diploma
Courses are taught by First Nations, Métis and non-Aboriginal Allied faculty with elders' support - read their biographies here. Courses are developed with the guidance of our partners at Vancouver Native Health, Elders and our Advisory Circle members.
For information about admission requirements, courses, intake dates and more, contact 604 527 5484 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Aboriginal Stream Application
E'yemstexw te shxwlalis ye ts'elhxwelmexw t'ot elexw teli ye selyo'lexwetset
Strengthening Family Spirit: learning from our elders.
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Strengthening Family Spirit
Sonia chose the Aboriginal Stream to help her understand the unique needs of her "families."