Nurturing Resilience across Cultures and Contexts

When treating children, youth and families who have experienced poverty, violence, marginalization, or psychological trauma, the focus is often too narrowly placed on individual complex needs and problems. This workshop, which will be held on February 20th from 8:30AM – 4:00PM at the Shadbolt Centre, will present a strengths-focused model of intervention that draws on the potential […]

Stay Safe from Online Sexual Exploitation: A Guide for Young People

All children and young people, regardless of their background or where they live, can be at risk of online sexual exploitation. Although there are various ways children and young people can be abused and exploited, this guide focuses on online commercial sexual exploitation. To better inform children and young people about online sexual exploitation, ECPAT […]

Not Fully Invested: A Follow-up Report on the Representative’s Past Recommendations to Help Vulnerable Children in B.C.

BC’s Representative for Children and Youth, Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, serves in an oversight capacity for child welfare in B.C. to ensure that government is operating in a responsible manner to protect the well-being of children in its care. The Representative makes recommendations as a result of detailed investigations. The latest report entitled, Not Fully Invested: […]