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Another step taken to improve child intervention services

Alberta is putting a renewed focus on quality assurance and continuous improvement through new legislative changes that will improve supports for vulnerable children.

April 22, 2014

Agreement fast-tracks checks to find homes for kids in care

Alberta is improving information sharing with the Calgary Police Service to help protect children, keep them with family and loved ones, and reduce childhood trauma.

April 11, 2014

Minister seeks input on changes to child intervention system

Human Services Minister Manmeet S. Bhullar has received and released the report from January’s Child Intervention Roundtable.

March 13, 2014

Alberta expands mental health supports for children and families

The Redford government is giving vulnerable children and families more mental health supports, and ensuring children in care have better access to mental health specialists.

February 3, 2014

Alberta takes next steps after child intervention roundtable

Minister Manmeet S. Bhullar is pledging that the government will act quickly to change reporting rules and will examine options for the review of all child deaths in the province.

January 29, 2014

Webcast will allow all Albertans to participate in child intervention roundtable

Albertans are invited to join experts, policy makers and stakeholders at the Alberta Roundtable to discuss best practices in reviewing all child deaths in Alberta, and striking a balance between transparency and privacy.

January 26, 2014

Province takes action to protect Alberta’s children

Alberta’s new Human Services Minister has appointed a team of respected professionals to accelerate activity on a new five-point plan and prioritize responses to previous recommendations for improving the child intervention system.

January 8, 2014

Alberta improves supports for families

Alberta is creating four new Parent Link Centres (PLC), as well as two new satellite sites in Edmonton northeast and southwest, north Calgary, High Prairie, Grande Cache and Fox Creek.

January 7, 2014

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