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    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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    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

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    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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    The book described the trials and tribulations of Ashley Coulter, her brother and children placed in a foster home program and how as a child she was taken from her mother along with her younger brother where she stayed for ten years Although Ashley endured those tragedies during her adolescent, she exhibited a spirit and tenacity that allowed her to overcome those stumbling blocks while excelling in all facets of education. This led to her garner numerous scholarships, attendance at college…

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    The people that manage it all and make a final decision on whether they should or should not be adopted should be more caring and thoughtful since they do not think of the side effects the kids may encounter. “Placements in overcrowded and inadequate foster homes fail to provide for children 's basic needs. Beyond this, some governmental officials have consciously abdicated their obligation to provide remedial protection for foster children even where they have specific knowledge of threatened…

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    Issues In Foster Care

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    Kinship Care is the proper term for the policy. Kinship Care allows a child to live with a foster family that is closest to being related to them such as an aunt or grandparent. (Heger,…

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    Thank you so much! Many of us have heard of foster homes, but most of us don't know that you can get put in a worst home. A foster home is full of many kids that are in need for a new and better home. Sometimes the foster home has no other choice but to close down, and then all the kids that were in it have to be put in random homes. On the other hand, many negative things could happen at his current home also, but through what does happen at his old home, he will have his family to support him…

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    Parenting Hurt Child

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    Parenting a Hurt Child Nationally, there are approximately 397,000 children who enter the foster care system by 2012. After entering the system some of the children’s parents were being terminated from their parent’s rights, these could be due to to their addiction, poverty, abusiveness or parent’s mental illness, which leave these kids parentless and scared. A Large number of children who came into the system have been a victims of violence at home. Most of these children later result from show…

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    Foster Parent Analysis

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    One of the most frequent questions asked in regards to being a foster parent is how much do they make per child. Sadly some people only consider being a foster parent because they are looking at it as a means of a having a consistent source of income versus the wellbeing of the child. The money you are given monthly is not meant to be considered a payment for services. The money given is intended to help with any extra expenses that may come about while caring for the child or children on a…

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    Children Foster Parents

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    One of the biggest struggles for parents in the United States is raising children. Parents all have certain ways in how they raise their children that other people may not approve of. Some parents are involved in the daily activities and contribute everything they possibly can to make their children successful in life. On the other hand, there are parents that only care about themselves and neglect their children. According to dss.cahwnet.gov in the United States of America there is an…

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