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Bundesgesetz über die Grundsätze für Hilfen für Familien und Erziehungshilfen für Kinder und Jugendliche (Bundes-Kinder- und Jugendhilfegesetz 2013 – B-KJHG 2013) (Federal Law on Child and Youth Protection and Support)

Government of Austria Country Resources Child and Youth General Policies, Laws, Strategies & Plans, Service Standards Austria 1 May 2013 Legislation/regulation child/youth protection, development, education

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Dieses Bundesgesetz hat folgende Ziele:
1. Bildung eines allgemeinen Bewusstseins für Grundsätze und Methoden förderlicher Pflege und Erziehung;
2. Stärkung der Erziehungskraft der Familien und Förderung des Bewusstseins der Eltern für ihre Aufgaben;
3. Förderung einer angemessenen Entfaltung und Entwicklung von Kindern und Jugendlichen sowie deren Verselbständigung;
4. Schutz von Kindern und Jugendlichen vor allen Formen von Gewalt und anderen Kindeswohlgefährdungen hinsichtlich Pflege und Erziehung;
5. Reintegration von Kindern und Jugendlichen in die Familie im Interesse des Kindeswohles, insbesondere im Zusammenhang mit Erziehungshilfen.

This law has the following objectives:
1. Create a public awareness for principles and methods of beneficial care and childrens' education.
2. Strengthening education capacities in families and raise awareness of parents for their responsibilities.
3. Promote independence and an appropriate course of development for children and adolescents.
4. Protection of children and adolescents from violence and abuse.
5. Reintegration of children into their families in line with the child's interests and accompanied by family supports.


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