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19-Year-Old Dakota

2018

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RECOMMENDATION 3: The Ministry of Children’s Services and the Ministry of Justice and Solicitor General should review and revise their policies and practices in relation to identity, safety, appropriate places to live, and services and supports for LGBTQ2S+ children and youth. [...] The Advocate derives his authority from the Child and Youth Advocate Act (CYAA).8 The role of the Advocate is to represent the rights, interests and viewpoints of children receiving services through the Child, Youth and Family Enhancement Act9 (the Enhancement Act), the Protection of Sexually Exploited Children Act10 (PSECA), or from the youth justice system. [...] OFFICE OF THE CHILD AND YOUTH ADVOCATE DISCUSSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS Dakota grew up in government care and became the subject of a Permanent Guardianship Order when he was eight years old. [...] OFFICE OF THE CHILD AND YOUTH ADVOCATE APPENDIX 2: RECOMMENDATIONS FROM SPEAKING OUT: A SPECIAL REPORT ON LGBTQ2S+ YOUNG PEOPLE IN THE CHILD WELFARE AND YOUTH JUSTICE SYSTEMS31 RECOMMENDATION 1: The Ministry of Children’s Services and the Ministry of Justice and Solicitor General should make certain that LGBTQ2S+ specific training and education is required for all employees who work directly with [...] 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 (CYFEA), the Protection of Sexually Exploited Children Act (PSECA) or from the youth justice system.

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