Manjeet Uppal

Professor and CYC Program Chair

Cowichan Campus, Building 700, Room 326
Phone: 250.746.3564, Ext. 3564

Associate Arts Criminology (Camosun College); Bachelors Social Science (University of Ottawa); Masters Social Science (University of Ottawa).

Manjeet’s professional background includes close to 20 years working with Aboriginal and First Nations communities around services to children, youth and families. Manjeet’s active involvement in many community projects includes the development of a street worker program and drop-in centre for youth, an organizing role in community outreach programs including suicide prevention & intervention committees and committees to end domestic violence. He has also served on the advisory board of a family health centre/pregnancy outreach program and the Victoria Family Court Committee. He is a social activist and is involved in many political and social causes. Manjeet joined the VIU faculty of Child and Youth Care in 2007. He has taught for the faculty of Child and Youth Care at University of Victoria, and as an instructor with the Aboriginal Child Welfare Training Project. Areas of specialty include CYC Practice in Aboriginal and First Nations Communities, Diversity and Cross Cultural Practice, Statutory Child Welfare Practice, Youth Criminal Justice &Youth Based Practice and Community Development.