SOWK6287 (Core)

Children and youth services and social policies

This course will begin with a critical review of the current state of theory and research on child development, youth development and delinquency. It will then go on to evaluate existing policies and services directed at child, youth and youth at risk. Finally it will explore current issues in the field of youth policy. Special emphasis will be given to the relevance of these issues and programmes within the Hong Kong context.