“Child Victims in Canada’s Justice System” is now available! It is an incredible asset for anyone who would like to better understand and improve support for child victims. You can purchase at Words Worth Books (in Waterloo) or online from Irwin Law.
We hope you will join in our excitement about this wonderful publication! The insights it provides will have a great impact in helping victimized children and youth across Canada. It will also directly benefit young people and families in our community, as author royalties from the publisher will be donated to Child Witness Centre.
> Excerpts from the book’s introduction
Readers will glean from the three authors’ wealth of knowledge about supporting child victims and witnesses of crime. Did you know Jack Reynolds and Jo-Anne Hughes held key leadership roles at Child Witness Centre for over 25 years combined?
> About the authors
As shared in a Waterloo Region Record article on June 2, “The book is packed with information the trio said would be useful for a range of professionals: child-protection workers, police officers, lawyers, doctors, educators, victims’ advocates and public-health workers.”
> Who should get this book?
The article goes on to share, “Topics include signs of child sexual abuse, details about how it’s investigated, the court system and how to prepare a child for the courtroom, along with information about victim rights and available supports.”
We are grateful for these authors and everyone who purchases the book to expand their knowledge on this important subject matter. It will impact children across Canada to experience healing, resiliency, and strong futures.