It’s time we took a dramatic new approach to kids in care and overhauled our system to focus on preventing rather than reacting to child maltreatment.
Marni Brownell an expert advisor with EvidenceNetwork.ca, a Senior Research Scientist with the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy (MCHP) and Associate Professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba. Neeta das McMurtry is a freelance writer. She specializes in making academic and scientific writing accessible to broader audiences.
Over one in five First Nations children in Manitoba spends some time in care before their 15th birthday. And kids in care are in crisis.