Professor , Applied Human Sciences
Dr Mann-Feder has been a full time faculty member in Applied Human Sciences since 1992. She taught as a sessional instructor in Psychology at Concordia between 1984 and 1992, and worked as a Consulting Psychologist in the child welfare system in Montreal from 1976 until 2004. From 2004 until 2007, Dr. Mann-Feder served as Chair of Applied Human Sciences, and she also was the founding Program Director for the Graduate Diploma in Youth Work. From 2000 until 2007, Dr. Mann-Feder served as Editor of the Journal of Child and Youth Care Work.
D.Ed. Educational Psychology and Counselling, McGill University 1988
M.A. School Psychology, University of Toronto 1976
B.A. Honours Cum Laude (Psychology), Brandeis University 1975
Youth in care
Transitions to adulthood from substitute care
AHSC 314 - Adolescents Iss./Intervention
AHSC 402 - Fundamentals of Child- and Youth-Care Work
AHSC 451 - Counselling Skills/Concepts
AHSC 436- Undergraduate Internship in Youth and Family Work
AHSC 520 - Psychoeducation and Youth Work Ethics in Practice
Mann-Feder, V.(Ed). (2021) Doing Ethics in Child and Youth Care Work: A North American Reader. Canadian Scholar's Press.
Mann-Feder, V. & Goyette, M. (2019) Leaving care and the transition to adulthood: International perspectives on theory, practice and research. Oxford Press.
Goyette, M.; Mann-Feder, V.; Grenier,S.; & Turcotte, D. (2016) Youth empowerment and engagement: An analysis of support practives in the Youth Protection system in Quebec. Summario, 263, 38-50.
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