Leon Fulcher

International Child and Youth Care Consultant

Leon Fulcher

Leon Fulcher, MSW, PhD is an international consultant with more than forty years’ experience in the social work and child and youth care fields – in North America, Europe, the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region – as a practitioner, manager, educator, researcher, scholar and writer. For 10 years he Chaired the Board of Governors for The International Child and Youth Care Network at www.cyc-net.org and continues on the Board as an AsiaPacific Region representative. As a founder member of TransformAction International (www.transformaction.com), he engages with an international network of child and youth care workers, supervisors, managers, educators and others about cross-cultural practices, activity-based learning, practice recording, research and evaluation, and educational opportunities for Carers.

Publications include: Group Care for Children & Young People Revisited (2006) with Ainsworth; Quality Care in a Family Setting: A Practical Guide for Foster Carers (2008) with Garfat; A Child and Youth Care Approach to Practice (2011) with Garfat; Residential Child Care: Making a Difference (2012) with Smith & Doran; Making Moments Meaningful in Child & Youth Care Practice (2013) with Garfat & Digney; Sisters of Pain: An Ethnography of Young Women Living in Secure Care (2013) with Moran; Child and Youth Care Practice with Families (2015) with Garfat; Residential Child and Youth Care in a Developing World: Volume 1 – Global Perspectives (2016) with Islam; Residential Child and Youth Care in a Developing World: Volume 2 – European Perspectives (2017) with Islam; and Residential Child and Youth Care in a Developing World: Volume 3 – Middle East and Asia Perspectives (2018) with Islam.