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Children's Act guide for child and youth care workers

This is an updated guide to the Children’s Act is for everyone working in child and youth care.

Workers in residential care and community programmes, managers of child and youth care centres including shelters, trainers and supervisors will benefit from the necessary knowledge and understanding of how to interpret and apply the Children’s Act when delivering services. The new edition includes information on working with children on the streets and updates on recent changes to the law. View other Children’s Act guides and resources.


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Office of the Premier, North West Province, June 2006

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