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Social work students are increasingly being asked to act as advocates – and that’s a good thing

on Tue, 01/14/2014 - 17:42
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Social work students are increasingly being asked to act as advocates – and that’s a good thing

As the below article suggests, to gain experience first hand of how parents are treated by the child protection department you intend to work for is invaluable. It may mean you wish to never end up being like the other staff you will be working for.

Please email us if you are interested in acting as a support person for someone in your area today. No one will know that you have found your family through Luke's Army, we offer this service only as a way of helping to improve the child protection system.

You may also like to check out the Luke's Army support group on facebook where you are

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US Lawyers Fighting Child Protection Services CPS - Families Best Interests

on Thu, 10/03/2013 - 18:33
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US Lawyers Fighting Child Protection Services CPS - Families Best Interest

Families Best Interest Family Lawyers



We are happy to welcome Mark Campbell, Esq to our national legal team. He can be reached at Families Best Interest at 772-293-9632 or email at markcampbelllaw@gmail.com Mark specializes in all family law issues. Divorce, child custody, child support, modifications, dependency, juvenile law, domestic violence. He is a GAL and is truly the underdogs advocate. His up front, no nonsense approach will help you get the real answers you need, when you need them.

If you are tired of attorneys who seem to be working against you or for the opposing team, it's

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Foster parent charged with raping young girl

on Sat, 09/28/2013 - 07:27
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Foster parent charged with raping young girl

Man who is foster parent, ice cream truck driver, child advocate is charged with raping child

Investigators believe William Bardin sexually assaulted a young girl for several years.

COTTER, Ark. -- A man well respected in his community as an advocate for children faces charges for the sexual assault of a child.

William Leon Bardin is in the Baxter County Detention Center charged with rape.  Investigators said Bardin terrorized his young victim for several years.

Before Monday, children constantly surrounded William Bardin.  He's a foster parent, sometimes with 20 kids in his home.

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Canada - Child and youth advocate releases reports on system failures

on Mon, 03/18/2013 - 12:36
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Canada - Child and youth advocate releases reports on system failures

Carol Chafe, Newfoundland and Labrador's Child and Youth Advocate, has released three reports on shocking failures in the province's child welfare system.

Chafe said the problems which led to the failures in the three reports, despite the creation of a new department of Child, Youth and Family Services, still exist today.

"The change itself has not happened, and that's why I feel it's necessary for people to understand, while yes, change takes time and the structure is there, and I know it's going to get better, it's still not better now," said Chafe. "And therefore, children are at risk."

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Queensland Advocacy Inc. What is Advocacy?

on Tue, 02/12/2013 - 00:53
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Queensland Advocacy Inc. What is Advocacy?

There are many definitions of advocacy and much debate exists regarding which

one is the most appropriate to use. Having a definition of advocacy is necessary

so that we have something to refer to, to check against and to encourage

discussion about what we are doing. Action for Advocacy Development uses the

following definition, which is based on the work of Dr Wolf Wolfensberger.

Advocacy groups in Australia discussed this definition during a National

Advocacy Workshop in Sydney in June 1994. Most of these elements were agreed

Advocacy is speaking acting, writing with minimal conflict of interest

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