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Ami Goulden


Ami GouldenM.S.W. (University of Toronto), M.A. in Child and Youth Studies (MSVU), B.S.W. (Dalhousie University), B.A. (MSVU)


Ami Goulden (she/her) is a doctoral candidate at the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto and incoming Assistant Professor at the School of Social Work, Memorial University. Her research interests include reproductive justice among disabled young people, young parenting within the child welfare system, and accessible social work education. Ami is a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) doctoral fellow and previous recipient of the Ontario Graduate Scholarship and Royal Bank of Canada Graduate Fellowship in Applied Social Work Research. She embraces critical qualitative and quantitative methodological approaches in her research agenda and published works. Ami has been practicing social work for over ten years in various settings including inpatient and ambulatory pediatric and adult healthcare environments and child welfare services. Her most recent experience includes working in multidisciplinary healthcare clinics serving clients with chronic health conditions and their families during the coronavirus pandemic.