• 31
    August
    2020

    Traditional Parenting Train the Trainer August 25-28th 2020

    From August 25-28th, 2020 SFNFCI held its first trainings since returning to work during COVID-19. Due to the overwhelming registration for the first training of Traditional Parenting , originally to be held in March, but then postponed to August 25 and 26, we decided to hold two trainings of the sa...

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  • 09
    July
    2020

    Upcoming: Trauma Informed Care in a Residential Setting and Sk. Group Home Promising Practices

    Online Group Home Gathering   SFNFCI is excited to host a virtual Group Home Gathering on Aug. 10-14, 2020.  This event was originally scheduled for March 24-25 but due to COVID-19 it was postponed. SFNFCI staff are busy planning this online event that will bring together youth group home profes...

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  • 06
    July
    2020

    Income Assistance Working Group Virtual Meetings

    On June 16th, 17th, and 23rd SFNFCI hosted six 2 hour virtual meetings for Income Assistance Workers on reserve. SFNFCI utilized the Zoom platform to host these meetings online. Participants had the opportunity to either video in or phone in, conference style. SFNFCI staff had also made themselves a...

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  • 08
    June
    2020

    June 2020 IA Regional Group Meetings to be held in Zoom online meeting rooms

    On-Reserve Income Assistance Regional Quarter Meeting On-reserve Income Assistance Workers will meet virtually on June 16,17, 23 2020. This group is represented by 74 First Nations along with ISC and FSIN Representatives. Typically the group would gather in Saskatoon to discuss challenges and solut...

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  • 28
    May
    2020

    Kahkewistahaw IA Program - COVID 19 Response

    Kahkewistahaw FN SFNFCI is connecting with those we work with to hear about the kind of work being done in our First Nation communities during COVID-19.  Our intention is to share the stories in a series of blogs on the SFNFCI website.   On May 7, 2020 I spoke with Vera Wasacase, the Income Ass...

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  • 20
    May
    2020

    QBOW Child and Family Service Agency COVID19 Response

    SFNFCI has been reaching out to members in a Champion Stories blog series to highlight the great work that First Nation Child and Family Service Agencies do on a regular basis for their communities, while high-lighting their current responses to the worldwide pandemic of COVID19. QBOW Child and Fami...

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  • 14
    May
    2020

    Awasisak Nikan Child and Family Service Agency COVID19 Response

    In efforts to share the positive work happening in the communities during this Covid-19 pandemic experience a blog series dedicated to SFNFCI Champion Stories was created. Recently SFNFCI coworkers Rachel Melymick and Jocelyn Kakakaway had the opportunity to speak with Protection Supervisor Karen Mc...

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  • 11
    May
    2020

    Montreal Lake Child and Family Agency COVID-19 Response

    SFNFCI has been reaching out to members in a Champion Stories blog series to highlight the great work that First Nation Child and Family Service Agencies do on a regular basis for their communities, while highlighting their current responses to worldwide pandemic of COVID-19. Montreal Lake Child and...

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  • 07
    May
    2020

    YTC Womens Safe Haven COVID-19 Response

     SFNFCI is connecting with those we work with to hear about the kind of work being done in our First Nation communities during COVID-19.  Our intention is to share the stories in a series of blogs on the SFNFCI website.    On April 21st 2020, I spoke with Nola Mahingen, Director of Yorkton Tri...

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  • 06
    May
    2020

    SDM Continued Support During COVID-19

    These are certainly unprecedented and uncertain times in Saskatchewan and the SFNFCI SDM Consultants are not immune. As SDM consultants we are trying to adjust and figure out how to continue supporting the First Nations CFS Agency staff in a safe way that supports the way agencies are currently oper...

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