Child welfare

Child welfare

Study of the mother-child program

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English
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Online
Author: 
Rachel Labrecque
Publisher: 
Correctional Services of Canada, Federally Sentenced Women's Program
Publication Date: 
1995
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Discusses the issue of mother-child separation and the existing mother-child program for federally sentenced women. Reveals because of the complexity of living situations experienced by mothers and children; each mother-child group is a unique case and must be treated individually using recognized assessment tools. Recommends that new strategies are needed that would be better suited to the culture and specific needs of mothers serving a federal sentence and their children

The role of mental health professionals in assessing allegations of domestic violence in custody and access proceedings

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English
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Online
Author: 
Penny Bain
Publisher: 
BC Institute Against Family Violence (BCIFV)
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Discusses definition and incidence of family violence, impact on children, risk assessment, psychological testing, incidence of false allegations and proposals for law reform.

Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Child Find Manitoba

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy

Works cooperatively with public agencies and non-profit organizations engaged in the area of child protection and advocacy.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
204- 945-5735
Fax Number: 
204- 948-2461
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-800-532-9135
Street Address: 
343-800 Portage Avenue
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3G 0N4

How to help children who witness abuse

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Education Wife Assault
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Offers advice for mothers, teachers and child care workers on how to communicate with and provide support to a child who has witnessed domestic violence.

Ontario Coalition for Better Child Care

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Services Provided: 
Advocacy

Forms a public awareness organization, bringing the benefits of early childhood education and care to the attention of the public, and policy makers. Monitors provincial child care policy and legislation. Lobbies for changes and improvements. Develops policy alternatives for government consideration to improve the quality, accessibility and management of child care services. Develops books, manuals, fact sheets and news bulletins on child care policy and operations for use by child care programs, early childhood education training programs, parents and the general public. Conducts public information campaigns through written material, videos, public service announcements, public speaking and by working with the media. Conducts and commissions research. Provides a variety of services to assist community based child care programs. Participates in an array of advisory committees, task forces, community planning bodies and child care development associations.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(416) 538-0628
Email Address: 
info@childcareontario.org
Fax Number: 
(416) 538-6737
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-800-594-7514
Street Address: 
726 Bloor Street West Suite 209
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M6G 4A1

"Missing voices": mothers at risk for or experiencing apprehension in the child welfare system in BC

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English
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Online
Paper
Author: 
Stephanie Kellington
Publisher: 
National Action Committee on the Status of Women - BC Region
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Examines the experiences of mothers who have had their children apprehended by the child welfare system in British Columbia, or are at risk of the same. Presents recommendations.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Wife abuse: the impact on children

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Marlies Sudermann
Peter Jaffe
Lynn Watson
Publisher: 
National Clearinghouse on Family Violence
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides introductory information on the impact of wife abuse on children. Explores the scope of the problem and the links between wife assault and child abuse.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Feminist perspectives on social inclusion and children's well-being

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Meg Luxton
Publisher: 
Laidlaw Foundation
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Examines the policy concepts of social inclusion and exclusion in children’s policy from a feminist perspective. Argues that the feminist concept of social reproduction offers a corrective. Provides a framework for social inclusion that both invites debate about the maintenance and reproduction of society and makes children a priority.

ISBN/ISSN: 
CDEV.L89 2002
ISBN 0973074051

Child abuse and neglect overview paper

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Tom Hay
David Allen
Publisher: 
Health Canada, Population and Public Health Branch, Family Violence Prevention Division
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides introductory information on child abuse and neglect. Includes definitions of abuse, outlines the extent of the problem, and identifies some of the impacts on victims and abusers. Also includes information on preventing and reporting child abuse, and provides a list of relevant services and publications.

ISBN/ISSN: 
CHAB.H39 1997
ISBN 0662245938

A handbook for health and social service providers and educators on children exposed to woman abuse/family violence

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Marlies Sudermann
Peter Jaffe
Publisher: 
National Clearinghouse on Family Violence
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Discusses many issues that surround the issue of children exposed to family violence. Presents practical tools for assessing and delivering services to women and their children exposed to violence in the home.

ISBN/ISSN: 
CDEV.S83 1998
ISBN 0662272935
Notes: 
<p>Includes bibliographical references.</p>
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