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4-Year-Old Marie

2016

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The role of the Advocate is to represent the rights, interests and viewpoints of children receiving services through the Child, Youth and Family Enhancement Act8 (the Enhancement Act), the Protection of Sexually Exploited Children Act9 (PSECA), or from the youth justice system. [...] The Advocate may investigate systemic issues arising from a serious injury to or the death of a child who was receiving a designated service at the time of the injury or death if, in the opinion of the Advocate, the investigation is warranted or in the public interest. [...] The caseworker spoke to Amber and the Band Designate about the outcome of the investigation and the plan to move forward with Anne and Bruce’s application for guardianship. [...] Marie’s story reminds us of the importance of ongoing assessment of the needs of the child and kinship caregivers and the importance of ensuring the necessary supports are always in place. [...] The role of the Advocate is to represent the rights, interests and viewpoints of children receiving services through the Child, Youth and Family Enhancement Act, the Protection of Sexually Exploited Children Act or from the youth justice system.

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health education politics school evaluation behavioural sciences child abuse culture relatives family medicine child protection welfare best practice injury teaching and learning health treatment educational assessment child neglect advocate caregiver grief evaluate maltreatment resiliency kinship care parenting skills h. cardinal familial

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