Parents' Rights, Kids' Rights

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A Parent's Guide to Child Protection Law in BC

Explains what happens if the Director of Child Welfare has concerns about a child's safety or plans to remove a child from the family home. Describes the child protection process for Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal children and families, including:

  • collaborative (shared) planning and decision-making options to stay out of court,
  • what can be decided in court at the presentation and protection hearings,
  • community services and legal help, and
  • definitions of terms used in the booklet.

Also includes one flow chart with an overview of the child protection process for both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal children and families. See also the stand-alone pieces The Aboriginal Child Protection Process and The Child Protection Process.

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