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Family of child who died in Alberta kinship care says police haven't spoken to them

The grandfather of a four-year-old girl who died under suspicious circumstances in government care in 2014 says police have yet to ask the family about it. 470 more words


Alberta cabinet minister cites limitations in child care death probe

Alberta’s children’s services minister, facing demands she break up a family under investigation in a child’s death, says the province does not have blanket power to take children away from their biological parents. 547 more words


Alberta faces renewed questions on safety of kids in government care

Opposition leaders say Alberta’s children’s services minister should resign over reports that biological children are still living in a home under investigation in the death of a child in kinship care. 475 more words


Question marks

Special guardianship orders; ADHD misdiagnosis in children facing trauma; Mental health and CiC; New Children and Social Work Act; Children’s responses to sexual abuse.

I have been away for a few days so this week is more of a signposting piece about what is going on in the world of fostering – that said a couple of things really caught my eye and I hope to come back to these in a later more in-depth article or two. 689 more words

This Week In Fostering

Children in care in H&F should be given better opportunities

A huge part of the Council’s budget goes in children in care. There are 200 in Hammersmith and Fulham – including 145 with foster carers and 20 in children’s homes. 279 more words

Children In Care

Review, review, review

This Week in Fostering feature: Fostering stocktake gets underway

This week we look at the context and plan for the fostering stocktake – time to submit your views. 772 more words

This Week In Fostering

Open doors

30 March 2017: News round-up

FOSTERING PROVIDERS should focus on recruiting carers with the space to house sibling groups and give these carers additional support and training – including on sibling conflict resolution, the Rees Centre for research on fostering and education suggests. 582 more words

This Week In Fostering