Parents' Rights, Kids' Rights: A Parent's Guide to Child Protection Law in BC

Explains what happens if the Director of Child Welfare has concerns about a child's safety or plans to remove them. Describes collaborative (shared) planning, decision-making options, presentation/protection hearings. Includes information for Aboriginal families, where to get help, definitions.

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child protection, removal of a child from the home, parent's rights, children's rights, rights of teens, custody, guardianship, access