Category: Roster Member Resources
Best Interests of the Child from Social Science and Jurisprudential Perspectives
This research paper was presented at the July 2012 Childhood Global Conference at Oxford. Its focus is to better understand the notion of best interests of the child (BIC) from two perspectives: a social science perspective which explores the meaning of the concept imputed by human services professionals and policy makers and a jurisprudential perspective which … Continue reading Best Interests of the Child from Social Science and Jurisprudential Perspectives
Online Voice of the Child Course August 20, 2012
This may be of interest to you: The Voice of the Child in Family Law (Live Webcast Replace with Live Chat) This exciting, interdisciplinary program focuses on the complex issues that arise when dealing with and hearing from children involved in the litigation process. Our dynamic and often controversial panels of experts will include judges, … Continue reading Online Voice of the Child Course August 20, 2012
Victoria Launch Roster Event a Success!
We are delighted that 15 people officially launched the BC Hear the Child Society’s Roster of Child Interviewers on May 10, 2012 at the offices of Brown Henderson Melbye in Victoria. The launch event participants included a BC Provincial Court Judge, and a Nanaimo participant. Six Victorians are on the Launch Roster list and now … Continue reading Victoria Launch Roster Event a Success!
Children’s Voices in Cases of Sexual Abuse
How Children’s Voices Were Heard ‘Above the Din’ in Family Court Proceedings in Cases Where There Were Allegations of Child Sexual Abuse: The Importance of Judicial Orientation and Professional Evidence in the Discernment of the Child’s Voice (2011, Australia) This article examines how children’s voices can be heard in Family Court hearings when there are … Continue reading Children’s Voices in Cases of Sexual Abuse