Group Home Core Training - The History of Saskatchewan First Nations Child Welfare - 1 day

Location: SFNFCI Classroom, English River Reserve, 207-2553 Grasswood Rd. E. Saskatoon, SK S7T 1C8


This one-day course presents an overview of the history of First Nations Child Welfare in Saskatchewan and the key events that have impacted in the development of First Nations Child Welfare systems in Saskatchewan.  The participants will review and discuss the Canadian Government’s policies and acts of legislation including the Residential School System from late 1800’s to 1996, Indian Act of 1876 and the 60’s Scoop through the Adopt Indian Metis Program. Participants will learn about the long and challenging path and the efforts of First Nations to gain control of this system which continues on into the 21st Century with Jordon’s Principle in 2007, the 2015 TRC Calls to Action, the 2016 Canadian Human Rights Tribunal Ruling and the 2017 SFNFCI Engagement Project.


Registration Fee: 1 day - $99.00 (catered lunch is included)


Date(s):  November 21, 2017          Time:  8:30 to 4:00 p.m.


Registration Deadline:  Nov. 7, 2017


Location: SFNFCI Classroom, English River Reserve, 207-2553 Grasswood Rd. E. Saskatoon, SK S7T 1C8


Please link to the site below for the SFNFCI Registration & Refund Policy.



There are 14 courses in the First Nations Group Home Core Training Program.  Each competency based course ranges from 1 to 2 days of training. 1 day of training = 6 hours. 100% attendance is required to receive certificates of participation for each course. A certificate of completion is awarded to learners who complete all 14 courses in the program.


If you have any questions please contact:

Donna Heimbecker by Email:  or Phone: 306-373-2874 Ext 233


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