Aboriginal child protection

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  • Noel Pearson The Light On The Hill Analysis

    From the first English arrivals in Australia, the Aboriginal people have lived in the shadow in their own country, with many issues that have not been resolved yet. Noel Pearson is one of the country´s most respected Aboriginal leaders and impressive intellects and powerful orators in Australia. He is a popular defender for Aboriginal rights, especially Aboriginal land. He has changed the approach to welfare, child abuse, child protection, education and economic development. In 2007, together with the Indigenous Affairs Minister Mal Brough, he launched a new welfare scheme for the Aboriginal people at Hope Vale. This scheme offers funds to help the Aboriginal community for home improvements, and low interest loans for home ownership (Cape…

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  • Intergenerational Trauma Case Study

    Introduction The history of Canada is one that not many like to talk about. Between taking land, killings, residential schools, and high foster care rates there is a lot of intergenerational trauma that needs healing still. For this essay I picked Scenario number two, a story about an eight-year-old boy named Jackson. Jackson lives in Victoria, a city on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. From his story a Child and Youth Care practitioner can learn what inter-generational impact the children go…

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  • Child Welfare Legislation

    The tenets of the EFP are consistent with the Aboriginal belief that children are not only raised by their parents, but they are raised by their aunts, uncles and grandparents. Plecas (2015) reports that “in 1992, a team of Ministry staff, contractors and panel members toured the province in what was described as the largest public consultation exercise to date on child welfare issues, and comprehensive new child welfare legislation was introduced in the Legislature in 1994, and came into…

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  • Essay On Foster Care Aging Out

    Foster Care: Aging Out Imagine being in foster care in and out of foster homes for as long as you can remember. Maybe even your whole life. And then one day you realize that your 18th birthday is approaching. For most teenagers this is a very exciting day, the day that they become an adult and can no longer be called a child. The day that they can stay out past their city curfew and don’t have to find a way to sneak in the clubs with their friends. But for you, this is the day that you really…

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  • Family Romance By Freudian Analysis

    their “real” parents who are exceptional than their parents before they learn about sexuality or fantasizing about their mother’s affair and his “real” father after they gain some sexual knowledge. However, Freudian family romance turns nightmarish in an adopted child’s case like Joe’s. The child’s fantasy goes beyond the “family” and links up all potential social factors he can make up. Instead of a cheerful reverie about his “nobler” origin, a child keeps asking himself why his real parents…

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  • Voices For Children Case Study

    Senior Assistant Program Manager, on November 1, 2016. She described the societal problems affected by foster children when they are removed from their homes. On any given day there are about 3,500 open cases of child abuse in San Diego County. These large numbers of foster children 's cases has overwhelmed the court system. Each child removed from their home will receive a hearing in court every 6 months. A juvenile court judge can have as many as 500 cases to oversee. Social workers may…

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  • The Fatherhood Video Analysis

    Consequently, there is very wide variation between fathers in degrees of involvement and the aspects of care they participate in. (Lamb, et al. 1987) Fathers are expected to be less involved than mothers and may see this as a hint that perhaps they should be less involved than mothers. Fathers will think to themselves, “am I not expected to be as involved in my child’s life because I shouldn’t be?” Systems within society are built to accommodate mothers and only acknowledge fathers. Meaning that…

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  • Residential Childcare: A Case Study

    defined as to what denotes “a child” and their “fundamental rights” in regards to a family, under current legislation. A child as defined by the Child Care Act 1991, is an unmarried person under 18 years of age, in the Irish Constitution (1937) their guardianship is central to their family life, under article 42, parental autonomy is a paramount feature, however the state does have a right to withdraw this parental sovereignty when the needs of the child have not been met. The state owes a duty…

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  • The Infant Of Prague: A Case Study

    As an agency they are dedicated to serving he needs of children by providing them with healthy families. Though even outside this organization and finding homes for these pure children, the foster care system can face problems in trying to place children. Some of these children come into foster care because they were in some way relinquished by the birth-parent(s) or when the birth-parent’s parental right have been terminated (Kertzman, personal intv. 2015). Terminations can be caused by…

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  • Family Foster Care Essay

    death (Statistics on Foster Care, 2014). Introduction of Problem Most foster children want to take part in decisions that are being made that directly concern them and their future placements (Pölkki, Vornanen, Pursiainen, & Riikonen, 2012). About 80 percent of foster care children face dilemmas such as emotional and behavioral disorders, whereas children living in the general population face those disorders at only 16 to 22 percent (Williams & Sherr, 2008). Foster care children also face…

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