History of the Interdisciplinary Post-Graduate Specialization Course on Children and Youth Social Issues in Buenos Aires University Argentina
This course was created in the University of Buenos Aires by resolution C.S. 1646/91 within the update programes approved by resolution C.S. 1336/87. Among the foundations for its creation we evoked the need to deepen the scientific knowledge and reach a high academic training level; searching for a comprehensive understanding of the children and youth issues through interdiscipline. Its main recipients were professionals interested in specializing on planning and intervention.
The aim of this paper is to present preliminary results concerning a research proyect whose general objective is to rebuilt the history of the Specialization Course on Children and Youth Social Issues as a way to know the institutional meaning and the implications of this interdisciplinar post graduate training experience in: a) the field of the academic studies regarding childhood; b) in the area of intervention and formulation of policies destined to children and youth population in Argentina; and c) in the guiding and development of the graduates' professional careers.