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Faculty of Community Services

Research areas and projects

Faculty members at Ryerson’s School of Child and Youth Care pursue innovative research that advances the well-being of children and youth facing adversity.

Research areas and projects

Our faculty members regularly making important research contributions to policy, practice and teaching. They explore:

  • Residential care and treatment
  • Cross-over youth (child welfare and youth justice)
  • Social determinants of health in Indigenous communities
  • Black youth and disproportionality in child welfare
  • Trauma-informed practices
  • Sexual Abuse Images Online
  • Youth engagement and participation
  • Children’s rights
  • Trans youth and communities
  • Transnational contexts for unaccompanied minors

Browse our people to view their publications and gain insight into the research projects they lead, or find a researcher by keyword search.