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The Implications of COVID-19 for Children and Youth
Global Perspectives

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ISBN 9781032227498
November 28, 2022 Forthcoming by Routledge
140 Pages

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Book Description

This book captures a unique moment in time, relatively early into the COVID-19 pandemic, when the implications and consequences of the pandemic remained unclear and largely unpredictable. The contributors to this volume contemplate the impact of the pandemic on our relationships with children and youth, child and youth serving systems, and broader issues in society that directly relate to childhood and youth. The essays collected in this volume cover a variety of perspectives that range from systemic racism in child-serving institutions to the politics of childhood during a pandemic, and the psychological and even neurological impacts of lockdowns, public restrictions and social isolation. Beyond capturing the moment in time, the contributors also focused on the long-term; they contemplated how the evolving situation might affect the way we think about child and youth services and our relationships to children, their families and their communities. From the very theoretical to the concrete and the practical, this volume provides current thinking and practice in relation to pandemic-impacted residential care settings, education and schools, hospital settings, communities, practitioners, and more. This book was originally published as a special issue of the journal Child & Youth Services.


Table of Contents

1. Introduction

Kiaras Gharabaghi, Shadan Hyder, Ashley Quinn, and Grant Charles

2. Disparities in Education: E-Learning and COVID-19, Who Matters?

Julet Allen, Fowzia Mahamed, and Ken Williams

3. CO-Vigilance: Radical Posturing for Uncertain Times

Peter Amponsah

4. Prop It up or Let It Fall? K-12 Schooling in and after COVID-19

Ben Anderson-Nathe

5. The Effects of COVID-19 Prevention Measures on Families

Jonathan Bailey and Johanne Jean-Pierre

6. Relationships between Human and Nonhuman Animals

Ranjana Basu

7. Leaving the Virus behind: Seeing the Glass Half Full Amidst COVID-19

Jeelu Susan Behanan

8. From Crisis to Opportunity: Rethinking Education in the Wake of COVID-19

Connie Bird and Hidesh Bhardwaj

9. The Distressing Levels of the Covid-19 Crisis

Jess Boon

10. Building Resilience in Covid-19

Andrea V. Breen and Heather Chalmers

11. Coronavirus Challenges for Family Social Workers in Hong Kong

Simon Chan

12. Reflections on Being Oppression-Adjacent in the Time of COVID

David Collins and Jeremy Christopher Kohomban

13. Social Protection: An Essential and Effective Social Policy Response During and After COVID-19

Julie L. Drolet

14. The Immanence of Change: Who Will Write the History of COVID-19?

Kiaras Gharabaghi

15. During a Pandemic, the Digital Divide, Racism and Social Class Collide: The Implications of COVID-19 for Black Students in High Schools

Sabrin Hassan and Beverly-Jean Daniel

16. Hiding and Being Found: How Inequity Found Its Spotlight during COVID-19 and What It Means for the Future

Joy Henderson

17. COVID-19 Pandemic and Public Private Partnerships: Supporting Children and Young People

Sydney Henry

18. Covid-19 and Vulnerable Families Living in Rural Locations: Building a System for Recovery

Rochelle Hine, Andrea Reupert, Phillip Tchernegovski, Jade Sheen, and Darryl Maybery

19. COVID 19: The Precarity of Families and Disability

Rachelle Hole and Tim Stainton

20. COVID-19 and Collective Grief

Shadan Hyder

21. COVID-19 in the Era of Opioid Overdose: A Glimmer of Hope in the Midst of Double Whammy Tragedy

Mohamed Ibrahim

22. Finding Our Power Together: Working with Indigenous Youth and Children during COVID-19

Nicole Ineese-Nash

23. Advocating for Health and Well-Being

Sara Jassemi

24. Covid-19 and Intergenerational Anxiety and Trauma

Cecilia M. Jevitt

25. The Longer-Term Ramifications of the Covid-19 Pandemic for Children, Families, and Their Communities

Daniel Ji and Grant Charles

26. The Crisis of Loss and Moral Injury – Lasting Effects of COVID-19 on Teenagers and Healthcare Workers

Richard La Fleur

27. COVID-19: Effects of the Shutdown on Children and Families in Child and Youth Care Services in Germany

Maya Lorch and Dunja Fuchs

28. Engagement Redefined: Children and Youth without parental Care during and post Covid-19, India

Kiran Modi and Leena Prasad

29. Covid: What’s Next for Indigenous People?

Marie Nightbird

30. Challenges for Indigenous Children and Youth

Ashley Quinn

31. Covid-19 Fares Gently with Children and Youngsters, but They Bear a Large Burden Due to the Lock down of the Society

Charlotte Reedtz

32. COVID-19, the Opioid Epidemic and the Housing Crisis

Lydia Rezene

33. A Unique Experience

Jordan Risidore

34. COVID-19 and Youth in Detention

William Rowe

35. Renewed Grammars of Care: A(n Abbreviated) Case for the End of "the Service Provider"

Juanita Stephen and Nataleah Hunter-Young

36. Coronavirus and Youth

Curren Warf

37. Navigating the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Future of Children and Young People

Khadijah Williams

38. Galvanizing Solidarity Through Chaos: Policing, Surveillance and the Impact of COVID-19 on Black Canadian Youth

Keisha Evans and Lesa Francis

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Grant Charles is a social work professor at the University of British Columbia, Canada and the managing editor of Child & Youth Services.

Kiaras Gharabaghi is the dean, Faculty of Community Services at Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada and specializes in child and youth care practices locally and globally.

Shadan Hyder is a community activist and child and youth care practitioner in Toronto, Canada with a diploma, Bachelor and Masters degrees in Child and Youth Care.

Ashley Quinn is an Indigenous social work professor at the University of Toronto, Canada.