Mar 05, 2021  
2020-2021 College Catalog 
    
2020-2021 College Catalog

SSE 160 - Youth Services and Child Abuse


3 Credits, 3 Contact Hours (3 lec.)

Introduction to the field of youth services as offered through voluntary youth organizations, social service and child welfare agencies, juvenile detention and correctional agencies and community health care agencies. Includes services for abused and neglected children, dependent and emancipated children, delinquent children, special needs youth, and practice issues and prevention in youth services. Covers a variety of topics including historical and cultural perspectives on child rearing; child development; family composition and dynamics; assessing and identifying important childhood risk factors and behaviors; short-term and long-term effects of adverse childhood experiences; and intervention and prevention techniques.