This course will examine public policy, social issues, and personal attitudes and values as they relate to children and families in a childcare setting. An emphasis will be placed on the influence of family, culture and community within the context of Aboriginal and other settings. Student learns that family dynamics and challenges are central to positive and empowering relationships. 2017/01/05-2017/04/13 Lecture Thursday 01:30PM - 04:30PM, 4155 Belshaw, Room U003