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CCJS 105

In this course students explore one’s self and their attitudes and biases towards specific social issues that exist in the Community and Justice Services field. The impact of stigma and discrimination on people will be analyzed and students will discuss the concept of privilege and the importance of inclusivity within the Community and Justice Services field. Students will have the opportunity to broaden their knowledge regarding diverse populations including youth. Students will also explore the history and traditional practices of Indigenous cultures and the current social and political climate. In addition to this, students will explore the concept of mental health and the symptomology of mental illness to enable them to recognize mental health struggles within the field.