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Carys Cragg is faculty in Child, Family and Community Studies at Douglas College, current coordinator of the Child and Youth Care program, past coordinator of the Aboriginal Stream, and teaches practicum in Child and Youth Care, Youth Justice, and the Aboriginal Stream. She holds a BA and MA in Child and Youth Care from the University of Victoria and has 15 years of experience working with children, youth, and their families in community mental health, crisis support, youth outreach, educational, research, program development, and quality assurance roles. Cragg is a member of the Child and Youth Care Association of British Columbia, the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors, and the Writers’ Union of Canada.