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Child and Youth Strategy

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  1. Child and Youth Strategy Robert S. Wright, RSW Problem Solving Justice October 30, 2009

  2. December 2007: Nunn Commission of Inquiry presented, 34 recomnendations: • 19 related to the administration of Justice • 6 advocated changes to the YCJA • 5 created child and youth strategy • 4 related to education • January 2008: Government responded accepting all 34 recommendations • December 2008: Child and Youth Strategy Announced

  3. How Will We Measure Our Success Expected Outcomes • Fewer Children Living in Low-income Families • Higher Percentage of Youth Getting Appropriate Level of Physical Activity • Improved Rates of School Readiness • Lower Dropout Rates • More Youth Volunteering • Fewer Youth Involved in Crime • Reduced Wait Times for Appropriate Mental Health Services • Reduced Rates of Youth Homelessness

  4. Governance Priority Setting Evaluation Results Promotion of Best & Promising Practices Operational Policy Forum(s) (Ad Hoc) Feedback On Program Policy Identification Of Local Needs Information Sharing

  5. Specific Areas of Future Focus (under development): • Track, Evaluate and Make Decisions about all Pilots Options • Develop and Practice a Shared Understanding of a Governance Model for the Strategy that Recognizes all Levels of Ownership/ Investment • Well Child System • Interdepartmental Youth Services Review • Projects that Engage Local Communities in Local Issues