Tag Archives: Improvement

Helping children develop self-control and achieve success

Early intervention and coordinated access to services – that’s what many parents of young children with self-regulation issues in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan needed. “Self-regulation” or self-control is the ability for children to regulate their thoughts, emotions, behaviours and actions so they can participate successfully in all environments. These parents were finding it difficult to navigate […]
Two Tragedies

Standardizing work to help at-risk children get appropriate care

Many of us remember a tragic incident in 2013 when a six-year-old boy was the victim of a homicide and RCMP believed a ten-year-old was responsible. In response, the Saskatchewan Advocate for Children and Youth delivered a Special Investigative report entitled “Two Tragedies – Holding Systems Accountable.” As part of the government’s response to this […]