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Alcohol and pregnancy don’t mix

Albertans are encouraged to recognize and support Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Awareness Day on September 9.

Response to call for Michener investigation

Naresh Bhardwaj, Associate Minister for Persons with Disabilities, today issued a statement in response to calls for an investigation into the deaths of people who have transferred from the Michener Centre.

Alberta signs MOU with Western Australia for largest international system-wide implementation of Signs of Safety

Alberta is changing its child intervention practice to strengthen families and help reduce the number of children in care.

Alberta lifts publication ban on children who die in care

Human Services Minister Manmeet S. Bhullar stated, “Upon my appointment as Minister of Human Services seven months ago, I pledged to change the province’s laws that govern what information can be shared about the tragic deaths of children in care.”

Alberta launches mentorship campaign to support children and youth in care

More kids will benefit from caring adults with the launch of a recruitment campaign to help find a mentor for every child and youth in care in Alberta.

Albertans appointed to Premier’s council on disabilities

Seven members have been either reappointed or appointed to the Premier’s Council on the Status of Persons with Disabilities that advises government from a disability perspective.

Investments in education and training will improve child intervention practice

Alberta is investing in the Faculty of Social Work at the University of Calgary to educate more social workers and develop a new focus on child intervention.

Alberta expands support for flood-related emotional trauma

More counselling and outreach services will be available to those suffering the emotional toll of the floods.

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