Articles Published by Udayan Care
“Bringing Sunshine in a Time Full of Shadows”
An article on Udayan Care works to show children they can thrive, even when confronting a pandemic like COVID-19 was published in the Duke Global Health Institute website.
“From being cared for to self-care: dealing with the difficult covid-19 situation! From being cared for to self-care: dealing with the difficult COVID-19 situation!”
Karishma and Imran
CLAN members Karishma and Imran wrote a piece sharing their opinion on how to cope with the stress during covid-19.
“COVID-19 Impact on Rehabilitation of Children without Parental Care in India”
Dr. Kiran Modi, Ms. Leena Prasad
An opinion piece was published in Amnesty International India on 25th June 2020.
Read the blog: Opinion: COVID-19 Impact on Rehabilitation of Children without Parental Care in India
“The conflict between theory and practice in caring for children: Field narrative of a Social Worker”
Shivangi Goenka and Dr. Kiran Modi
An opinion paper was published in the Scottish Journal of Residential Child Care. This paper attempts to bring to light, through the experiences of a social worker in India, the present day conditions of the children and the staff in these homes, focusing on the gap between what exists in theory in the law, the increase in the intensity of the trauma that the children experience in a place that is solely built with the purpose of taking care of them, the practical gaps in implementing laws and policies and hopes to provide suggestions to improve these conditions.
“Seeing the silver lining in the cloud: Resiliency demonstrated by children in residential care in India during the COVID19 crisis”
Dr. Kiran Modi
An article was published in CELSIS Sccotish Journal’s Special Feature: Reflection in COVID-19, in July 2020. This article describes ways in which children and staff have been adapting to the difficult circumstances they are facing.
“The Impact of COVID-19 on Children in Alternative Care in South Asia”
Dr. Kiran Modi
An editorial was published in the online journal brought out by CYC -Net. Udayan Care has been in close partnership with CYC- Net and Dr. Modi is also amongst the Members of the Governing Board of CYC-Net.
More Information can be found here: https://bettercarenetwork.org/sites/default/files/2021-03/CYC%20Net%20-%20CYC%20Net%20Aug2020.pdf
“Seeing the silver lining in the cloud: Resiliency demonstrated by children in residential care in India during the COVID-19 crisis”
Dr Kiran Modi
An article was published in Scottish Journal of Residential Care, Special Feature: Reflections on COVID 19 which describes ways in which children and staff in India have been adapting to the difficult circumstances they are facing during the pandemic.
“How to mitigate the long-term implications of e-learning”
Dr Kiran Modi
An article was published in Forbes India Blog which addresses to questions on how to keep children away from the long-term consequences of prolonged e-learning as they get accustomed to more screen time and how to make sure that no child is left behind?
Click here for full article: https://www.forbesindia.com/blog/coronavirus/how-to-mitigate-the-long-term-implications-of-e-learning/
“Engagement Redefined: Children and Youth without parental Care during and post Covid-19”
Dr Kiran Modi and Ms Leena Prasad
An opinion piece was published in Child and Youth Services Journal which examines Udayan Care’s innovative ways of being able to mitigate the risks thrown by the pandemic led crisis through use of tools such as right assessments, effective engaged interventions and keeping intact the trust of children with their caregivers. It is a huge task for all the social workers, counsellors and administrative staff at Udayan Care to reach out to the over 200 children and 30 youth, who are directly under our care and protection, and the over 50 care leavers in different cities.
“Supporting Youth Leaving Care (SYLC) - An innovative Aftercare Outreach Programme”
Ms Leena Prasad
An article was published in IACN Quarterly. AOP is designed to address the unaddressed issues in the transition phase, while a child is still in a Child Care Institution (CCI) and later, in Aftercare, based on the ‘Sphere of Aftercare’; a theoretical framework proposed in the research study and it aims to provide transition and rehabilitation support to Care Leavers.
Click here for full article- https://iacn.in/admin/docs/updates/newsletters/newsletters/88a0cd52183f28ebb99215dee1f5f4be.pdf
“The First International Care Leavers Convention, 2020: leading to the launch of a Global Care Leavers Network and a resource website for them - a brief report”
Dr Gurneet Kalra
An article was published in IACN Quarterly. With a unique opportunity to collectivise Care Leavers at an international level, along with amplifying the direct voices of children and young people in Alternative Care, the First International Care Leavers Convention 2020 was held, virtually for three days, from November 23-25, 2020.
Click here for full article: https://iacn.in/admin/docs/updates/newsletters/newsletters/88a0cd52183f28ebb99215dee1f5f4be.pdf
“For instituionalised children, it’s a long battle with no support”
A Review of Beyond 18 study was captured in Vidura, A Journal of the Press Institute of India by Rina Mukherjee.
Click here for full article: https://www.pressinstitute.in/vidura-current-issue/