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Child and Youth Care across Sectors, Vol. 1
Volume 1: Canadian Perspectives
Edited by Kiaras Gharabaghi , Grant Charles
A pivotal textbook in the field, this comprehensive collection is the first of two volumes that cross-examine all active child and youth care sectors across the human services. Co-editors Kiaras Gharabaghi and Grant Charles bring together world-renowned professionals, academics, and researchers to address the past, present, and future state of child and youth care. Guiding students through the exploration of a growing field, this volumes examines practice in a range of service sectors including residential care, foster homes, schools, cyberspace, outdoor adventure settings, and services that support Quebecois, deaf, autism, and LGBTQ+ communities. With a strong foundation in Canadian scholarship, this text also draws connections to child and youth care practice in a global context. International and Canadian students, scholars, and practitioners in child and youth care will benefit from this extensive and timely resource.
- includes contributions from leading Canadian scholars, researchers, and professionals in the field of child and youth care
- analyzes the challenges, opportunities, and employment prospects in each sector
- establishes connections between chapters by cross-referencing the sectors, geographical regions, and contexts of other chapters
Table of Contents
Table of Contents, Volume 1
Introduction Kiaras Gharabaghi & Grant Charles
The Classic Setting: Residential Care and Treatment Kiaras Gharabaghi & Grant Charles
The Role of Child and Youth Care in Foster Care Heather Modlin & Andy Leggett
Child and Youth Care Practice with Families: A Canadian Perspective Kelly Shaw
Community Settings, Outreach and Youth Engagement Janet Newbury & Wolfgang Vachon
Outdoor Adventure and CYC Practice: Intersections and Opportunity Emily Carty, Nevin Harper & Doug Magnuson
The Digital Life-Space as a Practice Setting Jennifer Martin & Carol Stuart
CYC Practice with Trans Children, Youth and their Families Julie James
Why Should We Care? Reflecting on CYC Practice For, About and With Autistic Young People Nancy Marshall
Queering Gender and Sexuality in Child and Youth Care Ben Anderson-Nathe
Child and Youth Care Practice in the Context of Deaf Communities Shay Erlich
Post Secondary Education as a Crucible for Learning Practice Carol Stuart, Heather Snell & Doug Magnuson
Child and Youth Care in Quebec Varda Mann-Feder
“With this collection of valuable, stimulating, and visionary chapters, it becomes clear that CYC is a ‘profession on the move.’ The reflection on problems, tasks, and practices creates the image of a modern, self-confident profession in transition.… CYC in Canada is proving to be a role model in the global network of innovative CYC and a signpost for all professions that care about young people.”—Dr. Christoph Steinebach, Professor, Director of the School of Applied Psychology, Zurich University of Applied Sciences
“This collection of chapters provides students with an eclectic look at Canadian child and youth care practice. Written from the unique perspectives of child and youth care professionals and educators, students are offered a look at varying areas of practice to assemble knowledge from.”—Michelle Briegel, Department of Child Studies and Social Work, Mount Royal University
The supplementary materials supplied along with Child and Youth Care across Sectors, Vol. 1 serve the purpose of stimulating discussions and critical reflections on many of the themes embedded within or across the chapters. Discussion topics and specific questions suitable for student assignments have been divided along three core streams:
1. Critical reflection
2. Professional and career development
In addition, tips have been provided on which activities/questions may be more suitable for individual student activities or assignments and which might lend themselves to group activities or assignments.
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