• 26
    September
    2017

    Partner Perspectives: Reflections of Disability Project Research Assistants

    Partnership and collaboration are foundational to the work of the Institute.  This is particularly true in the area of research, which is a main component of SFNFCI.  In this year’s Disability Research Project the Institute has partnered with two agencies – Meadow Lake Tribal Council Child and...

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  • 01
    September
    2017

    Prevention Core Training - 11 Modules

    SFNFCI is pleased to be hosting Prevention Core Training. 22 days of training, 11 modules  offered starting September 2017 through March 2018. The training goals are:                                                                  ...

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  • 29
    August
    2017

    Sharing Research Results!

    This past March, SFNFCI’s first disability research project – the Athabasca Community Research Partnership, came to a close.  This successful research initiative, undertaken in partnership with Athabasca Denesuline CFS has provided valuable insights into the challenges facing those dealing with...

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  • 29
    August
    2017

    Disability Research Project Update

    As August comes to a close, the Disability Research Partnership project continues to move forward.  The ‘data collection’ period will extend to the end of October as the research team continues to collect data using the Information Tool for case file reviews, and also through one-on-one intervi...

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  • 31
    July
    2017

    Disability Project: Interviews Begin

                                                                      The Disability Project has officially entered the data collection phase with trips by researcher Raissa Graumans to both MLTCCFS (Meadow Lake Tribal Council Child and Family Services) and ACCFS (Agen...

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  • 04
    July
    2017

    Job Description Toolkit Development

    Discussions on Developing a Job Description Toolkit Seventeen Finance and Human Resource Child and Family Services Agency workers from 10 different agencies and group homes met on June 28, 2017 to review and discuss a toolkit for creating an effective Job Description. The day was opened with a pra...

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  • 27
    June
    2017

    Disability Research Project Gets Underway

    As announced in a blog post last month, SFNFCI has partnered with Agency Chiefs Child and Family Services (ACCFS) and Meadow Lake Tribal Council CFS (MLTCCFS) on a new Disability Research Partnership. Planning meetings with SFNFCI research staff and agency executive directors Treena Wynes (ACCFS) a...

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  • 14
    June
    2017

    SFNFCI Launches OH&S Program

      The Institute has been steadily growing over the last few years, and as the number of staff and utilization of our classroom space increase, we’ve decided to develop and implement an Occupational Health and Safety Program. As a First Nations business operating on-reserve, this decision was ma...

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  • 24
    May
    2017

    New Disability Project Begins!

    We are excited to report that we are launching a new disability project! The Athabasca Community Research Partnership was successfully concluded this past March , and a grant through the Disabilities Initiative  of INAC is allowing us to continue work in this area. The new project is a partnershi...

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  • 30
    March
    2017

    ATHABASCA COMMUNITY RESEARCH PARTNERSHIP COMES TO A CLOSE

      Black Lake Family Conference    March 23, 2017   March has been a busy month for the Athabasca Community Research Partnership!  Recent blog posts have covered many of the details of the Parent Workshops, Professional Training, and Family Conferences that have taken place. A version of...

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