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This Book Is About Children, Parents and Child Protection

Author and Resource Info: 
Fred Ford, BC Self Advocacy Foundation, 1999

47 pp. This booklet explains some of the things that happen when parents deal with child protection services. Written for parents with exceptional learning needs and those who support them, it talks about the responsibilities of parents under the law, what child protection services do, and what parents can do if child protection services get involved with their family and a parent has to go to court. This booklet gives general information and is not intended to give legal advice on a particular situation. Published with financial and research assistance from the Public Legal Education Program of the Legal Services Society of B.C.