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<span id="_ctl16__ctl0_head_title">Ryerson: The Chang School: Course: CVFS 401</span>

CVFS 401 Contemporary Family Issues


Certificate and Degree Credit
Community Services Program Area


Duration: 39 Hours
Fee: $647.55* (Payment in full is required at time of enrolment.)
Available through Distance Education


This interdisciplinary course provides an in-depth study of key issues and life experiences affecting contemporary families and community life and their relationship to the broader sociopolitical context. Topics include the cultural variations in family interaction, the trends in family composition, and the issues that impact on family resilience and capacity such as poverty, mental health, addiction, violence, and abuse. A variety of theoretical frameworks for understanding families and community life will be explored. Equivalent to CLD 231.

Distance Course Outline (subject to change)

Fall 2018
Enrolment for this term is closed.
Distance Delivery Option
Distance: Internet 10 Sep 2018-08 Dec 2018
Winter 2019
Enrolment for this term is closed.
There are no classes/sections scheduled for this course in Winter 2019.
Spring/Summer 2019
Priority enrolment is open through RAMSS only for students registered in certificate programs. Regular enrolment begins on February 25, 2019.
Distance Delivery Option
Distance: Internet06 May 2019 - 27 Jul 2019

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