• 31
    October
    2018

    Voices for Reform at NCWC

      SFNFCI presented the Voices for Reform report at the National Child Welfare Conference in Calgary on Oct. 25, 2018.  The presentation title, Reforming Saskatchewan First Nations Child Welfare: A First Nations Community Engagement.  The two presenters were:  Shelley Thomas Prokop and Monty Mon...

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  • 31
    October
    2018

    NCWC gets to try out Transition Planning- A Youth Focused Resource

    SFNFCI presented the Transition Planning: A Youth Focused Resource at the National Child Welfare Conference in Calgary Oc. 24-26, 2018.  The national conference was attended by over 375 child welfare professionals, front line workers, policy makers, trainers, and academics.  Three SFNFCI staff pre...

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  • 29
    October
    2018

    Governance Toolkit Presentation

    SFNFCI submitted an abstract to present at the National Child Welfare Conference that was hosted in Calgary October 23-26, 2018 sharing our journey with developing our Governance Toolkit. At SFNFCI we do our best to practice both First Nations culturally relevant practices but also do our best to m...

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  • 29
    October
    2018

    Research Project Milestone: 100 Disability Information Tools Complete!!

    Those of you following the Disability Research Project know that we have continued this year, with our partners at QBOW and Nechapanuk, to collect data through a quantitative tool called the Disability Information Tool (DIT).  We are excited to annouce a major milestone for the project - 100 DITs!...

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  • 28
    September
    2018

    IT'S A WRAP!!!! - The History of Saskatchewan First Nations Child Welfare Video

    The History of Saskatchewan First Nations Child Welfare Video is complete.  Thank you to Doug Cuthand - Blue Hill Productions and his crew for making this project a huge success.       Stephen Hunt, Randy Morin and Doug Cuthand   Editing the Cree translations!!     The SFNFCI will ...

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  • 28
    September
    2018

    PREVENTION CORE TRAINING PROGRAM

    2018-2019 PREVENTION CORE TRAINING PROGRAM DELIVERY The Prevention Core Training Program got off to a great start in September with the delivery of two of the eleven courses in the program. Introduction to Prevention in Child Welfare was delivered on September 18th and was facilitated by Charlotte...

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  • 27
    September
    2018

    SFNFCI launches the Income Assistance Engagement Project

      The Saskatchewan First Nations Family and Community Institute (SFNFCI) is conducting a project on the engagement of the Income Assistance program (IAP) stakeholders to better understand the needs of the beneficiaries, identify strengths of the programs, and ways to improve the program to better ...

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  • 25
    September
    2018

    Disability Research Project Moves Forward

    At the half-way point of the project's timeline, work on the Disability Research Partnership continues to progress. Researcher Raissa Graumans spent the third week of September at Nechapanuk's Cumberland House office, continuing to collect data through the Disability Information Tool, conducting ...

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  • 28
    August
    2018

    Marijuana Legislation Training

    Marijuana Legislation Workshop On August 15th we hosted a Marijuana Legislation Workshop facilitated by Leah Schatz, who is a lawyer with MLTAIkins.  We had 29 attendees and 12 Agencies participating in this event. The presentation focused on a Saskatchewan perspective of the new Marijuana Legisla...

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  • 27
    August
    2018

    Indigenous Facilitator Development Working Group

      The Indigenous Facilitator Development Working Group (IFDWG) has been established to provide an opportunity for SFNFCI’s current and future facilitators to contribute to the development of Indigenous facilitator training and development of resource materials from an Indigenous perspective that...

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