You can use your smart phone to browse stories in the comfort of your hand. Simply browse this site on your smart phone.

    Using an RSS Reader you can access most recent stories and other feeds posted on this network.

    SNetwork Recent Stories

Child protection laws to get first update since 2011 – CBC

by ahnationtalk on May 15, 201833 Views

Bill 14, announced today, focuses on Indigenous families and needs of older youth

May 15, 2018

Lisa Dempster, Minister of Children, Seniors and Social Development, provided details of Bill 14, An Act Respecting Children, Youth and Families in St. John’s today.

The Act would replace the current Children and Youth Care and Protection Act, which came into effect in 2011.

There are six main areas where changes are being put into place, the government said:

  • Improving information sharing to better protect children and youth.
  • Enhancing the focus on preserving the family unit.
  • Expanding permanent options for children and youth in foster care.
  • Strengthening service delivery for Indigenous youth and children, and their families.
  • Identifying and supporting youth needing protection.
  • Developing a licencing regime for out-of-home care placements.

 

Read More: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/child-protection-act-to-be-updated-1.4663530

Send To Friend Email Print Story

Comments are closed.

NationTalk Partners & Sponsors Learn More