The speakers will establish the framework for the webinar.
Tim Gill Independent researcher and consultant Rethinking Childhood, United Kingdom
“Covid-19 and children’s play and mobility: what do we know, and what should we do?” Tim will share the latest information about the impact of the pandemic on children, from clinical, epidemiological, social and public policy viewpoints. He will draw on emerging scientific consensus, and on international case studies of both the disease itself and…Read More
Jón Sigfússon, Director of Planet Youth | ICSRA, Iceland
The Icelandic Model of Prevention, Planet Youth, what has been done in Iceland in regard to Covid-19. The Icelandic Model is a theoretically grounded, evidence-based approach to community adolescent substance use prevention that has grown out of a collaboration between policymakers, behavioural scientists, field-based practitioners and community residents in Iceland. The intervention focuses on reducing…Read More
Helen Jarvis PhD, Reader in Urban Social Geography at Newcastle University, UK.
Reworking relational cultures of social connectedness in UK towns and cities in the age of Coronavirus All sectors of UK life have been disrupted by the Coronavirus disease (COVID19) pandemic, with the government closing businesses, public venues and places of worship for several months, urging people to stay home, socially isolated, alone or with members…Read More