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The role of the Commission and the rights of children taken in care | CDPDJ

The role of the Commission and the rights of children taken in care

The role of the Commission and the rights of children taken in care

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Target audience

Professionals working in the CISSS/CIUSS working with youth centres, including those responsible for the evaluation and application of youth protection measures, or in any organization working with children and youth taken in care under the Youth Protection Act (YPA) This link will redirect you to an external Website in a new window. of the Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA) This link will redirect you to an external Website in a new window.. This training session is also intended for foster families, parents with children in care under the YPA or the YCJA, local complaints commissioners, etc.

Duration

2 to 3 hours.

Objectives

  • Learn and understand the role of the Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse;
  • Become more aware of the rights of children taken in care under the Youth Protection Act and the Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA).

Content

This participatory training in plain language aims at:

  • Understanding the role of the Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse with regards to the Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms and the YPA;
  • Understanding how to make an intervention request to the Commission;
  • Getting to know what are the rights of children taken in care under the YPA, with the help of concrete examples.

The facilitator evaluates the needs prior to the training in order to adapt, when needed, the training to the needs and questions of the group.

Minimum number or participants

15 people.​​​

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Did you know?

All our training sessions are free of charge and take place in your premises.

Contact us for more information or to request a session.

E-mail :
julie.ranger@cdpdj.qc.ca
Phone :
514 873-5146, ext. 201
1 800 361-6477, ext. 201

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