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Voices from the Prairies

A project of the Prairie Child Welfare Consortium, books in the Voices from the Prairies series help to strengthen the child welfare community in Canada by expanding its body of knowledge, as well as fostering renewed investment in resources for healthy children and families.

Series Editor:
Dorothy Badry, Associate Professor, Faculty of Social Work, University of Calgary

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Walking Together

Indigenous and non-Indigenous scholars forward child welfare issues currently impacting Indigenous children in Canada.

Walking Together is the seventh title in the Voices of the Prairies series. Developed ...

Imagining Child Welfare in the Spirit of Reconciliation

Drawing on the expertise of Indigenous scholars and researchers, including voices from the front lines in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, this book examines child welfare practices in kinship care, ...

Transforming Child Welfare

Canada has among the highest rate of children in foster care in the developed world—a national tragedy that has its roots in poverty, residential schooling, and other forms of colonialism.

Tackling ...

Reinvesting in Families

Reinvesting in Families is the fourth in this series of child welfare books featuring voices from the prairies. This book is a collection of critical knowledge, issues and research in Canada related to ...

Awakening the Spirit

 This is the third book in an exciting series of child welfare books that features voices from the prairies. Child welfare is ultimately about the well-being of vulnerable children and families, and ...

Passion for Action in Child and Family Services

Passion for Action in Child and Family Services: Voices from the Prairies offers a fresh perspective on contemporary issues in child and family services in Canada. These authors passionately share their ...