Advocates provide practical help navigating system

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By Staff   An advocate can help families navigate the children’s services system, which often lacks consistency, Alberta child protection specialist Melani Carefoot tells “I think it’s an ongoing problem with children’s services particularly,” says Carefoot owner and principal of Positive Choices Counselling & Assessment. While there’s adequate guidance on procedure with Alberta’s policy manual […]

What Is Signs of Safety?

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The Signs of Safety is a constantly evolving approach to child protection casework. Above everything, the approach focuses on practices, tools and methods that make a real difference for professionals and families facing the complex problems of child abuse. In this video, the principal co-creator of the approach, Dr Andrew Turnell, gives a brief overview […]