New Fact Sheet on Parental Separation and Young Children Just Released

“Parental Separation of Young Children” reviews the importance of maintaining the parent – child bond amid situations where attachment can become strained. This may occur as a result of parental incarceration, divorce, military deployment, or even death. Secure parent-child attachments provide children with internal resources to support their social and emotional well-being highlighting the importance […]

New Report on Youth Substance Abuse

Just released by the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse, Childhood and Adolescent Pathways to Substance Use Disorders investigates the different ways in which youth can be positively and negatively influenced to make decisions regarding substance use. Focusing on the influences of peers and family, the report highlights that prevention needs to occur early in life […]

On the Rights of Indigenous Children

 The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (article 27) establishes the right of every person, in community with other members of his or her group, to enjoy his or her own culture, to profess and practise his or her own religion or to use his or her own language. The right is both individual […]