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Francis Campbell - Salt Wire,

There are fewer Nova Scotia children in child protection services today than five years ago despite an increase in the number of referrals over the same period, says the deputy minister of the Community Services Department. “Five years ago, 1,020 children were in care and that number now sits at 884,” Tracey Taweel told a legislative standing committee on public accounts this week.

Darcy Olsen - USA Today,

Predators think no one will look for these missing kids in foster care. Today, unfortunately, they are right.

Ross Brown - Toronto Star,

Carrying photographs of nearly 200 other families that have been separated from their loved ones, migrant farmworkers, child and elderly care workers spoke about the crisis of family separation created by Canada’s immigration laws.

Child Welfare Information Gateway,

“Engaging Fathers – Putting Lessons Into Practice” is a three-part series to share strategies implemented from three of the five State or county agencies: Los Angeles County, California; Hartford, Connecticut; and Prowers County, Colorado.

BBC News,

An indigenous nation in Canada says it has discovered evidence of 54 unmarked graves at the sites of two former residential schools in Saskatchewan.

Keeseekoose First Nation said the graves were found near Fort Pelly and St Phillip's residential schools.

It is the latest finding amid a wave that has triggered a national debate over the residential school system.

Nina Jacobs - Children & Young People Now,

High Court applications to deprive children of their liberty by placing them in unregulated settings saw an unprecedented rise in a three-year period, a study shows.

UNICEF,

Job no: 548012
Contract type: Fixed Term Appointment
Level: P-4
Location: United States
Categories: Child Protection

National Family Support Network,

 

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Changing the Way We Care,

Este gráfico está destinado a los profesionales que trabajan en los organismos gubernamentales y las organizaciones no gubernamentales que participan en diferentes aspectos del sistema de protección y atención, pero específicamente en el apoyo a la reunificación, y detalla las funciones y responsabilidades específicas de quienes participan en este proceso en Guatemala y cómo deben coordinarse. 

Changing the Way We Care,

This graphic is intended for use by professionals working within government agencies and non-governmental organizations in Guatemala engaged in different aspects of the protection and care system but specifically in support of reunification. It details specific roles and responsibilities of those engaged in this process in Guatemala and how they should coordinate.