• 18
    July
    2018

    Human Resource and Finance Working Group Meetings June 2018

    Last fiscal year the HR and Finance Working Groups joined together to focus on the development of Job Descriptions and a Market Salary Review.  Together the team completed 31 Job Descriptions that where sent to a consulting firm for a Market Salary review so each Job Descriptions could have a salar...

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  • 28
    June
    2018

    2018-19 Disability Research Project Begins

    Yet another year of the Disability Research Project has begun! Building on the work of the past two years' projects (read previous reports here and review past blog posts by scolling through archives on the right)  this year we will expand our partnerships and continue to gather systematic informa...

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  • 28
    June
    2018

    Disability Research Project 2017-18: The Final Report is out!

    The 2018-18 Disability Research Project concluded this past March and the two reports outlining the findings - a Full Report and a Summary Report, are now available!    Both reports can be viewed and downloaded from our 'Training & Reseources' page [click here to be taken to the page] The backgr...

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  • 30
    May
    2018

    Sask Jordan's Principle Information Sessions Wrap Up

    We are currently wrapping up the Saskatchewan Jordan’s Principle project as we have attended to our last planned information session on May 16th in Fort Qu’Appelle.  As we begin to prepare a brief report summarizing the number of participants, the different sectors represented and the analytics...

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  • 29
    May
    2018

    SFNFCI 2018 Summer Student Introductions

    Help us welcome our summer students to SFNFCI!  Brooke Kayseas on the left and Sage Speidel on the right were hired as summer students to support programs and administration for SFNFCI. Get to know Brooke: "My name is Brooke Kayseas and I am an 18 year old student going into my second year stud...

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  • 27
    April
    2018

    Community-based Deliveries of Group Home Core Training Programs

    We are working with the First Nations Group Homes to provide on-site deliveries of our group home core training program.  In consultation with Group Home Managers, we create training plans that meet the unique needs of the staff and their 24/7 work schedules.  The customized training plan allows ...

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  • 27
    April
    2018

    SFNFCI at the 2018 Awasis Conference

    SFNFCI participated in the 2018 Awasis Aboriginal Education Conference, [click here for more info] held at the Saskatoon Inn April 26-27.    Over the two days SFNFCI shared information on its various programs, research, and trainings, including Jordan’s Principle.   We also used the opport...

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  • 29
    March
    2018

    2017-18 Disability Research Project Comes to a Close

    It has been a busy final month for the Disability Project.  We have been focussed on project Actions, which are various trainings and events organized in response to feedback from project participants. Previous blogs have highlighted some of the trainings and events that happened earlier in Januar...

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  • 29
    March
    2018

    Sask Jordan's Principle Information Sessions - Round Two

    The second round of Jordan’s Principle information sessions had taken place March 20th, March 21st and 22nd.  The first stop in round two was North Battleford on March 20th at the Western Development Museum.  Although it was a smaller group it provided an opportunity to have informal discussions...

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  • 14
    March
    2018

    Saskatchewan Jordan's Principle Black Lake Info Session

    You may be hearing two words lately – Jordan’s Principle.  You may be asking yourself, what is Jordan’s Principle?  Jordan’s Principle is not something new, however the recent changes in its scope and mandate are new and very exciting.  In order to get the word out and give those who work...

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