Professional development mini-conference for social workers, lawyers, service providers and others who work with children from the African Canadian, Aboriginal and racially visible community in the field of child protection. Topics for the day include:
- intersectionality and service delivery;
- cultural impact assessments and other culturally competent tools in the courtroom;
- addressing issues of race in the courtroom and
- the CFSA legislation's impact on the identified communities.
The moderator/facilitator for the day is Charla Williams.
Presenters are Shawna Hoyte QC MSW, RSW, Lana MacLean MSW RSW and Jackie Barkley MSW RSW.