FASD & the Justice System

Saskatchewan (Department of Community Resources) v. Greenleaf, 2007 SKQB 215 (Sandomirsky J.)

Order by Department for extension of temporary care order – two children of same mother, younger with pFAS – older child staying with extended family, younger in therapeutic foster care – younger child requires near continuous supervision – mother struggling with addictions, ill-equipped to deal with children – does not understand needs of younger child – both children into care until 18 – mother to have unsupervised overnight access 2x/month to older child if maintains sobriety, supervised access 2x/month to younger.