2015 Child Protection Program - Part 1 of 6
November 13, 2015
Jointly presented with the Court of Queen’s Bench Judges and the Provincial Court Judges
State of the System: Context, Issues & Challenges
A brief history of the child protection system in Manitoba, highlighting some of the critical issues and challenges facing the system today. This presentation also touches on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Report’s recommendations on child protection.
Presenter: Judge Carena Roller, Provincial Court of Manitoba
Role of the Children's Advocate
An independent officer of the legislative assembly, the Children’s Advocate is responsible for representing the rights, interests and viewpoints of children receiving, or entitled to receive, child welfare services. This presentation includes a discussion of the work of the Children’s Advocate, provides an update on the ongoing developments and anticipated changes to the office, and most importantly, address the dire situation that Manitoba’s Aboriginal children continue to experience notwithstanding a system of law committed to acting in their best interests.
Presenter: Corey La Berge, Deputy Children's Advocate
CPD hours: 1 | EPPM hours: 0.25 | Price: $50.00 + GST = $52.50