David Lewis-Pert and Meagan Lindley talk about their work at the Ontario Association of Children’s Aid Societies (OACAS) and the annual YouthCAN conference for young people in the child welfare system. 

This year’s conference title is Beyond Survive: THRIVE! with a focus on topics related to health and wellbeing for young people in and from child protection services. Meagan and David discuss paths to thriving for those in care, ways peers can foster wellbeing, and suggestions for adults who support young people.

Link to YouthCan:

http://www.oacas.org/what-we-do/youthcan/

Our host Wolfgang Vachon's has his own research project/podcast  titled 

ReFiled, a drama inquiry with child and youth care practitioners with residential care experience. 

 

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