• 20
    September
    2019

    IAP Working Group Meeting - September 19th 2019 - Crossmount Meeting Hall

    There were over 55 people in attendance at the second quarterly meeting for our on reserve Income Assistance workers. The focus of this group is to meet with other IA delegates and workers on a quarterly basis to share common information regarding the on-reserve IA program, best practices, professio...

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  • 20
    September
    2019

    Lateral Violence Workshop Oct 18, 2019

    On October 18, 2019 the Human Resource Working Group hosted a Lateral Violence Workshop by Vanessa and Hugh Poorman. There where nineteen participants and the day was very eye opening and informative. Lateral violence is a form of bullying that takes place peer to peer. Lateral Violence includes gos...

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  • 29
    August
    2019

    Culture and Diversity Planning Meeting

      On August 28th 2019, 7 Knowledge Keepers and Elders gathered at SFNFCI to discuss and plan our upcoming Culture and Diversity Training. This meeting was led by head Knowledge Keeper, Gilbert Kewistep of Yellow Quill First Nation. The meeting began with smudge and opening prayer led by Mary Lee of...

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  • 27
    August
    2019

    Shelter Worker Training in Athabasca

    On August 7 and 8th 2019, SFNFCI held a 2 day Grief and Loss training for Shelter Workers in Stony Rapids, SK.  This two-day course is designed to introduce participants to the role of the group home worker in providing grief and loss support to clients, children, and youth. Participants will demo...

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  • 26
    July
    2019

    IA Admin Regional Group Meeting Held in Saskatoon

    On June 20th, 2019 SFNFCI hosted the first IA Administrators Regional Group Meeting in Saskatoon. There were 52 IA Workers and representatives along with Indigenous Services Canada Representatives, and SFNFCI staff that had attended the meeting. The groups' focus was to collectively and respectfull...

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  • 25
    July
    2019

    First Responder to Sexual Assault Training

    SFNFCI held a First Responder to Sexual Assault training through Sexual Assault Services (SASS) of Saskatchewan Center. We had two facilitators, from the main office in Regina (SASS) and from Northeast Outreach and Support Services center (NEOSS), come out to provide this training to 21 participants...

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  • 22
    July
    2019

    2019 Woodland Cree Youth Symposium

      My name is Hannah Bird, I am from George Gordon First Nation, but was raised in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. I am currently working as the Programs Summer student while pursuing a sociology degree at the University of Saskatchewan. I have a strong interest in human rights and justice, and during my s...

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  • 05
    June
    2019

    Documentation in a Group Home Setting at Onion Lake First Nation

    SFNFCI coordinated the following two-day training for Onion Lake Group Homes on May 30th and 31st 2019. We had 13 Learners complete the course.  This two-day course focuses on the identification and application of effective observation, communication and report writing skills including an understa...

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  • 29
    May
    2019

    Caregiver Conference 2019

    SFNFCI had a booth set up at the May Caregiver Conference held at the Travelodge Hotel, May 21st-24th, 2019. The booth displayed our training and resources. SFNFCI conducted over 100 surveys to Caregivers to help us understand what the needs of Caregivers are and to explore interest in our training....

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  • 26
    April
    2019

    AWASIS Conference 2019

    AWASIS Conference April 17, 18th 2019, Saskatoon INN SFNFCI had a booth set up for both days. We had over 97 people came to visit us at our booth and 94 people completed a survey for a chance to win a tablet. The top 3 interests in the training included: Rights of Children, Working with Children an...

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