Understanding The Over-Representation of Black Children In Ontario Child Welfare Services

This research is about maltreatment-related investigations involving Black children and youth in Ontario child welfare services in 2018. These investigations are compared to investigations involving white children and youth across child, family, and household characteristics, and other specifics of these investigations.¬†Maltreatment-related investigations¬†include situations in which there are concerns that a child or young person may …

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FAMHAS outreach programs and educational sessions provide information and resources to help eliminate stereotypes and stigma about mental health and addiction in the black community. Through these sessions, they are able to open the doors to have conversations about mental health, redefine what it is, and share knowledge to clarify misconceptions.

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International Journal of Child Youth and Family Studies

The International Journal of Child, Youth and Family Studies (IJCYFS) is a peer-reviewed, open-access, interdisciplinary, cross-national journal that is committed to scholarly excellence in the field of research about and services for children, youth, families, and their communities.

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The International Child and Youth Care Network (CYC-Net) is a registered non-profit and public benefit organization in South Africa and a not-for-profit corporation in Canada running in terms of its own Constitution. Its main objectives are “to promote and facilitate reading, learning, information sharing, discussion, networking, support and accountable practice amongst all who work with …

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The Bridge Program

Developed by Dr. Beverly-Jean Daniel, The Bridge Program was developed to identify the types of programming and strategies that foster and enhance academic engagement, success and retention for African, Black and Caribbean students.