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Organizations: Human Services Tags: Office of the Child and Youth Advocate government responses

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July 1, 2015

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In 2013, a six-week-old infant was found unresponsive in her foster parents’ bed. This report provides the Ministry response to the OCYA one recommendation about safe sleeping practices and bed-sharing with infants.


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July 1, 2015

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Provides the response by the ministry of Human Services to recommendations made by the Office of the Child and Youth Advocate following an investigation into the serious injury of a 10-month-old infant who sustained the injuries while receiving intervention services in parental care.


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May 1, 2015

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The death of a young person affects everyone who is involved in the young person’s life. In October 2012, a youth who was receiving services under the Child, Youth and Family Enhancement Act died by suicide. This report provides the Ministry response to the OCYA recommendations about three key...


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March 1, 2014

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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...


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January 1, 2014

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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...


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October 1, 2013

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The report makes five recommendations for Human Services about the delivery of services for youth who are leaving Government care. The ministry acknowledges the intent of the Advocate’s recommendations. The report suggests that previous responses from government to address issues for youth in...


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September 1, 2013

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The report from the Office of the Child and Youth Advocate made six recommendations about four key areas related to practice and processes with the child intervention system in Alberta. The Ministry of Human Services agrees with all six of the recommendations. The Ministry has a variety of...


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March 31, 2012

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Prior to the 2011-2012 fiscal year, the Office of the Child and Youth Advocate (OCYA) issued a quarterly report which provided statistical information regarding all children referred to the OCYA through mandatory notifications. These documents present the government’s response to the OCYA...