Colleges and Universities Offering Bachelor of Arts (Child, Youth and Family: Policy and Practice) in Ireland

  • Course Name: Bachelor of Arts (Child, Youth and Family: Policy and Practice)()
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Institutions Offering Bachelor of Arts (Child, Youth and Family: Policy and Practice)

  •  National University of Ireland, Galway  
    Course Outline:
    This course is delivered through a series of modules centred around child, youth and family studies. These modules introduce students to the disciplines of political science, sociology, public and social policy, economics, psychology, the creative arts, information technology and law. Many of the modules have a strong focus on personal and professional skills development, equipping students with both research skills and the range of skills necessary to work in the sector.

    Year 1:
    • Introduction to Child, Youth and Family Studies
    • Introduction to Politics and Sociology
    • Practicing Sociology and Politics
    • Personal and Professional Development
    • Applied Public Policy
    • Applications Programming
    • Youth Development
    • Development Psychology
    • Concepts and Practices of Politics and Sociology
    • Applied Economics
    • Internet and Web Development

    Year 2:
    • Youth Work Principles and Practice
    • Understanding Family and Society
    • Economics of Public and Social Policy
    • Promoting Mental Health and Well-Being in Families
    • Child, Youth and Family Service Provision in Ireland
    • Communities in Focus
    • Professional Skills
    • Social Issues and Policy Responses
    • Research Methods

    Year 3:
    • Work Placement

    Year 4:
    • Connecting Research, Policy and Practice in Children’s Services
    • Connecting Research, Policy and Practice
    • Child Protection and Welfare
    • Comparative Public Policy
    • Project Planning and Evaluation
    • Family Law
    • Issues in Contemporary Families
    • Youth and Society
    • Advocacy, Diversity and Equality
    • Option Modules




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