Over the past 18 months, four foster care “hackathons” have explored how technology could be optimized to streamline child welfare systems and better serve youth and families, says the Chronicle of Social Change. During that…Details
Families Minister Scott Fielding announced the proclamation of The Protecting Children (Information Sharing) Act and its regulation on Sept. 15. This new legislation allows provincial government departments, organizations and others who provide services to at-risk and vulnerable children to…Details
A new report by Generations United in the United States found that “grandparents and other relatives who step in to care for children play an important role in mitigating trauma, which children in the child…Details
A former foster youth has created an innovative tool for professionals in the child welfare system through his online course, Fostering Resilience. Michael Place, now an international public speaker and child rights activist, recently launched Fostering Resilience to…Details
Read on about local efforts in Pembina Valley to bring comfort kits to children in care. Other organizations also help with comfort kits for children in care, such as the Ted and Loretta Rogers Foster Care Transition Program.
This year’s set of policy recommendations from 12 young people in the Foster Youth Internship Program operated by the U.S.-based Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute focuses on several themes, including improvements to educational opportunities for…Details