Justice Freya Kristjanson, Superior Court of Justice
Caterina Tempesta, Senior Counsel, Office of the Children’s Lawyer
Anamika Baijnath, MSW, RSW, Senior Policy Analyst, Ontario Association of Social Workers
It has been 30 years since Canada ratified the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC), the most widely ratified international human rights treaty in history. Many of its core principles are applicable in the family law context, and compel us to shift our approach to providing services to children and families, viewing children as rights-holders and not merely passive subjects of decision-making. Our panelists will:
This program contains 15 minutes of Professionalism Content and one hour and fifteen minutes of Substantive Content.