Coherent Identifier About this item: 20.500.12592/76xcxm

17-year-old Catherine : Seventeen year old Catherine

2016

Premium

Summary

The Advocate has the authority to conduct investigations into systemic issues related to the serious injury of a child receiving designated services if, in the opinion of the Advocate, the investigation is warranted or in the public interest. [...] The role of the Advocate is to represent the rights, interests and viewpoints of children receiving services through the Child, Youth and Family Enhancement Act5 (the Enhancement Act), the Protection of Sexually Exploited Children Act6 (PSECA), or from the youth justice system. [...] The Advocate may investigate systemic issues arising from a serious injury of a child who was receiving a designated service at the time of the injury if, in the opinion of the Advocate, the investigation is warranted or in the public interest. [...] 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. [...] Section 9(2)(d) of the Child and Youth Advocate Act provides the Advocate with the authority to investigate systemic issues arising from a serious injury to or the death of a child who was receiving a designated service.

Authors

Tags

health youth education children school mental health behavioural sciences child welfare medicine health care medical specialisation therapy electroconvulsive therapy hospital privacy mental disorder health treatment medical drugs hospital and clinic mental and behavioural disorder mental health professional major depressive disorder clinical psychology borderline personality disorder self-disclosure clinician family social work psychiatric nurses mental-health social work with youth mental health care residential treatment facility

Topics