Category: Fact Sheets

  • Respecting Diversity (Racism)

    March 19, 2012
    Schools and communities in BC have a wealth of cultural and racial diversity. Considering that one in six youth are…
  • Sexual Abuse and Exploitation of Children

    March 19, 2012
    Sexual abuse of a child happens when children are used for the sexual gratification of an adult, older adolescent, or…
  • Bars that Cause Scars

    March 10, 2012
    Any kind of major disruption in the family home can cause confusion and trauma for children, including from interruptions arising…
  • The Effects of Parental Separation on Children

    March 5, 2012
    Infants and young children, ages 0-7 years, are particularly vulnerable when faced with prolonged separation from one or both parents.…
  • On the Rights of Indigenous Children

    March 4, 2012
    When indigenous children are overrepresented among children separated from their family environment, as they are in British Columbia, specially targeted…
  • Restorative Practices in Schools and Communities

    March 1, 2012
    Restorative action is valued in communities that view conflict as a learning opportunity.¬† It is a practice that helps individuals…
  • Baby Bath Seats and Rings

    February 28, 2012
    Baby bath seats and rings are devices used to hold babies in an upright position while in the bathtub. ¬†Some…
  • Booster Seats: Boost until Big Enough

    February 27, 2012
    While most parents acknowledge the necessity of car seats for babies, many are not aware of the need to properly…