March 1, 2014
The Child and Youth Advocate Act provides the Advocate with the authority to investigate systemic issues arising from a serious injury or death of a child who was receiving child intervention services at the time of the injury or death. Under this mandate, the Advocate released the Investigative...
January 1, 2014
The death of a young person affects everyone who is involved in the young person’s life. In August 2012, a youth who was receiving services under the Child, Youth and Family Enhancement Act committed suicide. It is hard to accept that a youth could believe the only option left to them was to end...