Child and Youth Workers

November 05, 2018
This poster was created by YouthREX.Presenters:Uzo Anucha, PhD (Associate Professor, School of Social Work, Academic Director, YouthREX, York University); Sinthu Srikanthan (MSW, Research Associate, YouthREX, York University); Cyril J. Cromwell, PhD (c) (Learning and Development Manager, YouthREX, York University).Abstract:Situated between the private and public sectors, the Ontario youth sector is often tasked with designing community-focused and community-based solutions to system-level barriers and inequities for Ontario’s youth. Youth workers, as frontline staff, are a vital component of...
November 20, 2017
This tool was published by YouthREX. HERE IS A DESCRIPTION OF THIS TOOL: This tool was visualized from the YouthREX webinar on Youth and Substance Use: Engaging and Supporting Through Reflective Practice, as presented by the ReDesign Group. The tool depicts a model in which five types of people provide support and motivation for youth to achieve their goals.  
November 13, 2017
This video was produced by YouthREX. HERE'S HOW THE CREATORS DESCRIBE THIS VIDEO: How can we apply reflective practice to our work with youth who are challenged by substance use? How can a person-centred, strengths-based, and harm reduction approach support purposeful interventions that lead to healing and recovery?  Presented by The ReDesign Group, this reflective practice webinar provided a framework for participants to generate and foster advancements in emerging best practices. The value of research into risk and protective factors for youth substance use and the need for improved...
September 27, 2017
This video was produced by YouthREX. HERE'S HOW THE CREATORS DESCRIBE THIS VIDEO: How can an understanding of intergenerational trauma and intergenerational healing support the recovery process for youth and build their resilience? Why does “trauma-informed” youth work that is framed by anti-oppression and addresses systemic issues that youth experience support trauma recovery? This webinar conversation with Nene Kwasi Kafele explored the concept, scope, and mechanisms of intergenerational trauma and the impact on youth. The webinar reviewed key principles and insights into trauma-informed...
March 06, 2017
This report was published by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities.   HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS REPORT: In 1993, the Government of Ontario initiated program standards development with the objectives of bringing a greater degree of consistency to college programming offered across the province, broadening the focus of college programs to ensure graduates have the skills to be flexible and to continue to learn and adapt, and providing public accountability for the quality and relevance of college programs. The Program Standards and Evaluation Unit of the Ministry of...