Child welfare

Child welfare

Reduced poverty = better health for all: 2010 report card on child and family poverty in Canada: 1989 – 2010

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Campaign 2000
Publication Date: 
2010
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Report cards on child and family poverty stating,Canada’s economic recovery hinges on federal leadership to pull recession victims out of the poor house and prevent Canadians from plunging into deeper poverty.” Compares most recent child and family poverty rate compared to 21 years ago, when Parliament unanimously resolved to end child poverty by 2000, and finds that 610,000 children (2008 LICO after-tax) and their families lived in poverty even before the recession hit.

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Available online.
ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN: 1-894250-63-X
Notes: 
Contains bibliographical references.

NEEDERS TO LEADERS: CARS for Women and Children in Rural, Remote, Northern and Aboriginal Communities

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English
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Online
Author: 
Rural Voices
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
January 2009
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg MB

This report is on the CARS for Women and Children in Rural, Remote, Northern and Aboriginal Communities (RRNA) project designed to increase the participation of mothers in the development and delivery of local services in RRNA communities across Canada. The project model involved training women, primarily young mothers, from two communities in every province and territory to use a pre-tested community development process called CARS (Communities Achieving Responsive Services).

Professor's resource guide to teaching about woman abuse and its effects on children

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English
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Paper
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Author: 
Linda Baker
Alison Cunningham
Publisher: 
Centre for Children & Families in the Justice System
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
London, ON

Presents a teaching aid for those planning a lecture or workshop on how woman abuse affects infants, toddlers, children and teenagers.

Helping my child: a guide to supporting children exposed to domestic violence

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English
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Paper
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Author: 
Sue Penfold
Publisher: 
British Columbia's Children's Hospital, Mental Health Programs
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Focuses on supporting mothers and focusing on their safety so that they in turn can support their children.

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ISBN 0973738901
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Includes bibliographical references.

Kids helping kids: a guide for children exposed to domestic violence

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Karen Hudson
Shahnaz Rahman
Sue Penfold
Publisher: 
British Columbia's Children's Hospital, Mental Health Programs
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Uses children's art and children's ideas to help children understand how abuse affects their families, their feelings and behaviour, and how to protect themselves and find the help they need.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 097373891X

Interventions with children exposed to domestic violence: a guide for professionals

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English
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Online
Author: 
Sue Penfold
Publisher: 
British Columbia's Children's Hospital, Mental Health Programs
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Provides front line professionals with a succinct summary of basic information and strategies for constructive intervention and collaboration with community resources.

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ISBN 0973738928
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Includes bibliographical references.

UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Services Provided: 
Research

Works to strengthen the capacity of UNICEF and its cooperating institutions to respond to the evolving needs of children and to develop a new global ethic for children.

Primary Telephone: 
(39055) 20330
Email Address: 
florence@unicef.org
Fax Number: 
(39055) 244817
Street Address: 
Piazza SS. Annunziata, 12
City: 
Florence
Postal/ZIP Code: 
50122

First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada

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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Research
Policy development

Promotes the well-being of all First Nations children, youth, families and communities with a particular focus on the prevention of, and response to, child maltreatment.

Primary Telephone: 
613-230-5885
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
awhitehead@fncfcs.com
Fax Number: 
613-230-3080
Street Address: 
1001-75 Albert St
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1P 5E7

A literature review and annotated bibliography on aspects of Aboriginal child welfare in Canada

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English
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Online
Author: 
Marlyn Bennett
Cindy Blackstock
Richard De La Ronde
Publisher: 
First Nations Child & Family Caring Society of Canada
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Lists research and articles from all disciplines relevant to Aboriginal children, youth and the well being of the Aboriginal family.

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Includes bibliographical references.

In the best interests of children and mothers: a proposed child welfare response to violence against women

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Eileen Morrow
Publisher: 
Ontario Association of Interval and Transition Houses
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Outlines a differential response within child welfare practice where woman abuse is identified.

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