welfare

January 26, 2017
This report was published by Child Welfare Institute. HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS REPORT:   This report provides a synthesis of research and existing ACF resources for serving at-risk youth. It describes what we know from research about at-risk youth. It then describes how at-risk youth are currently being served by ACF programs and by programs outside of ACF that have been shown to put youth on a path toward self-sufficiency. Based on the review of research and resources, it identifies issues to consider in creating conceptual frameworks for developing and enhancing ACF programs...
October 30, 2015
This video was produced by the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society. HERE'S HOW THE CREATORS DESCRIBE THIS VIDEO:From February 13-15, 2012, there was an appeal at the Federal Court in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, for the First Nations child welfare case. The complaint was filed to the Canadian Human Rights Commission in 2007 by the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society and the Assembly of First Nations against the Government of Canada alleging discrimination against First Nations children, youth and families living on reserves for providing less child welfare funding. Be a...
October 30, 2015
This video was produced by the Children's Aid Foundation. HERE'S HOW THE CREATORS DESCRIBE THIS VIDEO:As a young teen Jamil Jivani would never have imagined himself as a graduate of Yale Law School or articling with Torys LLP. As a teen he struggled in school and was frequently stopped by police and security guards because of his ethnic profile. Police profiling, particularly as it was related to black youth led to him founding the Policing Literacy Initiative. His five14 talk is titled Optimism when Confronting Inequality.
October 29, 2015
This video was produced by the Children's Aid Foundation. HERE'S HOW THE CREATORS DESCRIBE THIS VIDEO:Rita Soronen is the President and CEO of the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption. For more than 30 years she has worked on behalf of vulnerable kids from local to national levels to find them permanent homes. She is a highly visible advocate appearing frequently in media from CNN to the Globe and Mail. Her five14 talk is titled Unadoptable in Unacceptable.
October 29, 2015
This video was produced by the Children's Aid Foundation. HERE'S HOW THE CREATORS DESCRIBE THIS VIDEO:Both sides of Kenn Richard’s family come from the original Métis and Francophone settlements along the Red and the Assiniboine River in Manitoba. He is the first of his family to graduate university and has practiced social work within Aboriginal child welfare, since the mid-seventies. Kenn challenges audiences to reflect on issues impacting Native children and to make a real contribution to their resolution. His five14 talk is titled A Song for the Native Child.