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Youth Correctional Professionals juggle the roles of social worker, counselor, educator, advocate, jailer and supervisor.  It is a tough job that is being made more difficult by federal and provincial governments.  Change is needed not just for the workers in the sector but also for the young offenders, their families and for protecting our communities.  

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