Engaging ideas, transforming minds
Engaging ideas, transforming minds
Canadian Scholars’ Press
Approx. 225 pages

April 2019
Print ISBN: 9781773381039
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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 text examines practice in a range of service sectors including hospitals, healthcare, foster homes, family homes, schools, policy settings, and services that support Indigenous, Northern, Quebecois, immigrant, and LGBTQ+ communities. With a strong foundation in Canadian scholarship, this text also includes perspectives from the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, and South Africa.

Chapters contain pedagogical tools such as introductions, case examples, practical applications, conclusions, and reference lists to encourage student engagement. International and Canadian students, scholars, and practitioners in child and youth care will benefit from this extensive and timely resource.

Kiaras Gharabaghi

Kiaras Gharabaghi is the Director of the School of Child and Youth Care program at Ryerson University, and the Co-Editor of Child and Youth Services.

A Hard Place to Call Home, Child and Youth Care Across Sectors, Vol. 1

Grant Charles

Grant Charles is an Associate Professor in the School of Social Work and an Affiliated Associate Professor with the Division of Adolescent Health and Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics at British Columbia Children’s Hospital.

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