Glossary of Social Work Terms and Child Maltreatment Related Concepts

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Canadian CW report
Authors

Sturtridge, Michelle

Source
Document was prepared for the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal in 2013
Abstract

This glossary has been prepared for the purposes of the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society et al. v. Attorney General of Canada (representing the Minister of Indian and Northern Development Canada), Tribunal File No. T1340/7008 only. The glossary should only be used for general guidance purposes. Specific definitions may vary according to provincial or territorial child welfare statutes and standards.

Definitional areas covered in the glossary:

  1. Reason for Intervention
  2. Investigation/Assessment
  3. Placement
  4. Miscellaneous