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(Dis)placed : Indigenous youth and the child welfare system
This film features the voices of Indigenous youth as they reflect on their prior involvement with child welfare and share their multiple strategies of resistance to assimilation and state control. Adding to these insights, First Nations child advocate Cindy Blackstock traces the term ‘neglect’, the main rationale for child welfare removals, to its roots in the residential school system, and points to laws that codify structural discrimination as the leading cause of child welfare (dis)placements.
Social Work Online
Social Work Online is a multimedia resource that combines video—documentaries and client demonstrations—with relevant text content to illustrate the complex and challenging realities social work students will face as practitioners. Some topics includes; mental health, poverty, criminal justice, disability, trauma, psychology, education, substance abuse, and much more.