Spanking is Wrong!

We know parents can struggle to find ways to “correct” their child’s inappropriate behavior. Spanking and strapping can happen in emotional, stressful or frightening situations, where everything may seem out of control, and as parents, we can feel caught in…

Award for Excellence in Advancement of Child Felfare

PARENT EDUCATOR DR. ALLISON REES WINS 2014 BILL MCFARLAND AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN THE ADVANCEMENT OF CHILD WELFARE Burnaby, BC, October 28, 2014 – On Saturday, October 25th, Parent Support Services Society of BC awarded the prestigious Bill McFarland Award…

New Study on Reducing Risk of Child Abuse

From Canadian Child Welfare Research Portal newsletter. From Canadian Child Welfare Research Portal Research Watch, an initiative of the Canadian Child Welfare Research Portal (CWRP), tracks the major child welfare research journals on a monthly basis. To subscribe to Research…

Social Worker Honoured for work with Aboriginal Children

Social worker knows power of cultural connections  From Victoria Times Colonist Sarah Petrescu / Times Colonist March 29, 2014 09:39 PM Email Print Previous Next Sabrina Williams, holding a Nuu-Chah-Nulth hinkeets mask, has been honoured for work as the cultural…

Review of 21 Infant Deaths: BCASW responds

BC Association of Social Workers For Immediate Release Date: 3rd February, 2011 WE HAVE THE POWER AND THE RESPONSIBILITY TO PROTECT OUR CHILDREN ________________________________________ The headlines continue in response to Representative Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond’s Aggregate Review of 21 Infant Deaths…