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Child and Youth Care across Sectors, Volume 1
Edited by Kiaras Gharabaghi, Grant Charles
SubjectsChild and Youth
Print ISBN: 9781773381039
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 volume examines practice in a range of service sectors including residential care, foster homes, schools, cyberspace, outdoor adventure settings, and services that support Québécois, deaf, autistic, 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
Introduction: A Profession on the Move Kiaras Gharabaghi and Grant Charles Chapter 1: The Classic Setting: Residential Care and Treatment Kiaras Gharabaghi and Grant Charles Chapter 2: The Role of Child and Youth Care in Foster Care Heather Modlin and Andy Leggett Chapter 3: Child and Youth Care Practice with Families: A Canadian Perspective Kelly Shaw Chapter 4: Community Settings, Outreach and Youth Engagement Janet Newbury and Wolfgang Vachon Chapter 5: Outdoor Adventure and CYC Practice: Intersections and Opportunity Emily Carty, Nevin Harper, and Doug Magnuson Chapter 6: The Digital Life-Space as a Practice Setting Jennifer Martin and Carol Stuart Chapter 7: CYC Practice with Trans Children, Youth and their Families Julie James Chapter 8: Why Should We Care? Reflecting on CYC Practice For, About and With Autistic Young People Nancy Marshall Chapter 9: Queering Gender and Sexuality in Child and Youth Care Ben Anderson-Nathe Chapter 10: Child and Youth Care Practice in the Context of Deaf Communities Shay Erlich Chapter 11: Post Secondary Education as a Crucible for Learning Practice Carol Stuart, Heather Snell, and Doug Magnuson Chapter 12: Child and Youth Care in Quebec Varda Mann-Feder About the Contributors