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Awakening the spirit : moving forward in child welfare : voices from the Prairies

Author: Ivan BrownSharon McKayDon FuchsUniversity of Regina. Canadian Plains Research Center.Centre of Excellence for Child Welfare.All authors
Publisher: Regina : CPRC Press, ©2012.
Series: University of Regina publications, 29.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based on papers presented at the Prairie Child Welfare Consortium's fifth biennial symposium, Awakening the Spirit, held in Winnipeg, Man., on Oct. 23-25, 2009. Book is the third joint publication of the Prairie Child Welfare Consortium and the Centre of Excellence for Child Welfare.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ivan Brown; Sharon McKay; Don Fuchs; University of Regina. Canadian Plains Research Center.; Centre of Excellence for Child Welfare.; Prairie Child Welfare Consortium. Symposium
ISBN: 9780889772786 0889772789
OCLC Number: 779683177
Notes: Based on papers presented at the Prairie Child Welfare Consortium's fifth biennial symposium, Awakening the Spirit, held in Winnipeg, Man., on Oct. 23-25, 2009.
Book is the third joint publication of the Prairie Child Welfare Consortium and the Centre of Excellence for Child Welfare.
Description: xxiv, 302 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Chapter 1 Legacy of the Centre of Excellence for Child Welfare on Child Welfare in Canada: The Manager's Perspective / Ivan Brown Brown, Ivan, Nicole Petrwski Petrwski, Nicole 1 --
Chapter 2 A Day's Discourse among Indigenous Scholars and Practitioners about Indigenous Child Welfare Work in Canada / Gwen Gosek Gosek, Gwen, Marlyn Bennett Bennett, Marlyn 23 --
Chapter 3 The Bent Arrow Study: A Way Forward in Leadership for Child Welfare / Jean Lafrance Lafrance, Jean, Linda Kreitzer Kreitzer, Linda 37 --
Chapter 4 Awakening to the Spirit of Family: The Family Group Conference as a Strengths-Based Assessment Process / Donald Keith Robinson Robinson, Donald Keith 71 --
Chapter 5 Cultural Safety and Child Welfare Systems / Eveline Milliken Milliken, Eveline 93 --
Chapter 6 A Conceptual Framework for Child Welfare Service Coordination, Collaboration, and Integration / Alexandra Wright Wright, Alexandra 117 --
Chapter 7 Fathers in the Frame: Protecting Children by Engaging Fathers when Violence against Mothers Is Present / Carla Navid Navid, Carla 135 --
Chapter 8 Hitting the Target: Transitioning Youth with High-Risk Behaviours / Kathryn A. Levine Levine, Kathryn A., Rick Rennpferd Rennpferd, Rick 157 --
Chapter 9 Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Communities of Practice in Alberta: Innovations in Child Welfare Practice / Dorothy Badry Badry, Dorothy, William Pelech Pelech, William, Sandra Stoddard Stoddard, Sandra 179 --
Chapter 10 Awakening the Caring Spirit for Children and Youth with FASD: Social and Economic Costs to the Child Welfare System in Manitoba / Don Fuchs Fuchs, Don, Linda Burnside Burnside, Linda, Shelagh Marchenski Marchenski, Shelagh, Andria Mudry Mudry, Andria 213 --
Chapter 11 Awakening the Spirit of Caring by Creating a Community Response for Children with Special Needs: A Presentation of the Innovative Efforts of the Kinosao Sipi Minisowin Agency / Madeline Gamblin Gamblin, Madeline, Rachel Barber Barber, Rachel 233 --
Chapter 12 Substance Use during Pregnancy and a Woman-Centred Harm-Reduction Approach: Challenging the Mother and Baby Divide to Support Family Well-Being / Noela Crowe-Salazar Crowe-Salazar, Noela 249.
Series Title: University of Regina publications, 29.
Responsibility: editors, Don Fuchs, Sharon McKay, Ivan Brown.

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This is the third book in an exciting series of child welfare books that features voices from the prairies. Child welfare is ultimately about the well-being of vulnerable children and families, and  Read more...
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"Awakening the Spirit: Moving Forward in Child Welfare is a diverse, thought-provoking collection of writing on the current status of child welfare that simultaneously articulates new thinking and Read more...

 
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