Young People, Risk and Harm
Area of Study
Criminal Justice, Criminology, Government, Justice Studies, Legal Studies, Public Policy Studies
Taught In English
30 units of credit at Level 1 including CRIM1010 or CRIM1011
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4 - 6
Hours & Credits
OverviewThis course provides an introduction to youth studies and youth justice focused on the issues of risk and harm to encourage the development of youth work practice skills and the development of policy analysis skills and knowledge. Major areas of knowledge and theory are developed around the concept of youth, youth justice, risk and harm, and the complex needs of young people in relation to income security and poverty, housing,education, health/mental health, criminal and civil law, culture and identity, gender and sexuality, and therapeutic work.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.