• 20
    June
    2022

    June 9th, 2022 SDM Supervisor Working Group

    SDM Consultant Rachel Andal met with supervisors from different First Nations Child and Family Service Agencies on June 9th, 2022, for SFNFCI’s quarterly SDM Supervisors Working Group. The meeting was our first blended working group where supervisors joined both in person and virtual utilizing Mic...

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  • 16
    June
    2022

    Income Assistance Regional Network Quarterly Meeting, June 7 and 8, 2022

    The Income Assistance Administrators Group has been in existence since 2019. The purpose is to gather Income Assistance delegates and workers on a quarterly basis to share common information regarding the on-reserve IA program, best practices, professional development, and to gain clarity in changes...

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  • 14
    June
    2022

    SFNFCI SDM(Structured Decision Making) Training Schedule 2022-2023

    SDM Supervisors Working Group meetings June 9, 2022- 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (in person & virtual) September 8, 2022 November 24, 2022 March 23, 2023   In-person SDM Trainings: SDM on-call training (SFNFCI classroom) July 28, 29, 2022 November 29 & 30, 2022   Full SDM Training (SFN...

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  • 13
    June
    2022

    Prevention Program Planning May 31 and June 1, 2022

    Prevention Program Planning May 31 and June 1, 2022 We had such an incredible response for the Prevention Program Planning course offered on May 17 and 18, that SFNFCI decided to offer the Prevention Program Planning a second time on May 31-June 1. This course was for those who were not able to get...

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  • 02
    June
    2022

    Prevention Program Planning May 17 and 18, 2022

    On May 17 and 18, 2022, SFNFCI delivered a 12-hour prevention core training course for prevention workers. The course titled Prevention Program Planning was delivered in-person at the Saskatoon Travelodge and 27 participants fully completed the training. The training was facilitated by Charlotte Ro...

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  • 02
    June
    2022

    Prevention Network Meeting May 4, 2022

    Funded by Indigenous Services Canada (ISC), the Saskatchewan First Nations Child & Family Service Agency Prevention Network has been in existence since May 2015. The network gathers regularly to share practices, successes, challenges and to provide guidance to approved SFNFCI prevention projects. SF...

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  • 23
    March
    2022

    Visual Helping Strategies for Children and Youth

    SFNFCI hosted Creating Social Stories that Work! on March 10, 2022 at Prairieland Park.  Dr. Cassandra Philips provided a 1-day customized training for children and youth workers to help learn more about using visuals to enhance communication abilities.  13 attendees from 5 group homes across Sas...

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  • 23
    March
    2022

    Successful PECS Training Feb. 8-9, 2022

    SFNFCI offered the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) on Feb. 8-9, 2022 at the Saskatoon Inn.  We had 41 participants start and finish the 2-day virtual intensive training.  Nine organizations serving our children across Saskatchewan came together to learn in small groups and large group...

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  • 16
    March
    2022

    Introductory Motivational Interviewing February 16 and 17, 2022

    On February 16 and 17, 2022, SFNFCI delivered a 12-hour professional development course for First Nation Income Assistance workers. The course titled Introductory Motivational Interviewing was delivered in-person at the Saskatoon Travelodge and 15 participants fully completed the training. The trai...

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  • 25
    February
    2022

    Understanding Grief and Loss

    On February 16-17, 2022, SFNFCI hosted Understanding Grief and Loss training at Prairieland Park in Saskatoon, SK. There were 18 learners who participated and completed the training and received certificates.  Elder Judy Pelly joined us and was available to support learners over the two days. Part...

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