• 20
    December
    2019

    IA Regional Group Held Two Day Meeting December 10 & 11, 2019 in Saskatoon

    On December 10 2019 the IA Admins and Workers gathered in Saskatoon at The Willows Golf & Country Club to discuss the On-reserve Income Assistance Program. There were 40 First Nation Communities in Saskatchewan that were represented at the meeting including representative from Indigenous Services C...

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  • 16
    December
    2019

    Prevention Training November 26-27 2019

    On November 26-27 2019 we had our Communication Skills for Prevention Workers Training. There were 21 people who completed this training, from seven different organizations. This training focuses on basic communication skills for Prevention Workers. This training was facilitated by Marlene Mirasty....

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  • 28
    November
    2019

    Maintenance Subcommittee Meeting November 27, 2019

    The maintenance sub committee was derived from the Finance Working Group and held thier first meeting on November 27, 2019.  The sub committee was formed to complete a review of ISC and MSS forms, policies and rates for Maintenance. The results of this review will provide recommendations to ISC and...

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  • 26
    November
    2019

    Interpersonal Violence Act and Duty to Accommodate Training Nov 14, 2019

    Interpersonal Violence Act and Duty to Accommodate Training On November 14, 2019 the Human Resource Working Group hosted training on the new Interpersonal Violence Act and Duty to Accommodate.  We had five agencies, one Elder and one First Nation participate with a total of 14 learners. Leah Scha...

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  • 18
    November
    2019

    Prevention Training November 5th - 7th 2019

    Prevention Training Nov 5- 7 2019    SFNFCI held another training November 5th-7th 2019, at our classroom in Grasswood, Saskatoon, SK. We held three one day trainings, Managing Multiple Priorities, Engaging Clients using Therapeutic Interventions, and Documentation Skills for Prevention Workers....

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  • 28
    October
    2019

    Research and Data Stewardship

    Community planning is, at its core, a nation building activity with the essential goal of providing culturally appropriate and relevant supports to community members and building up internal infrastructures so that our communities and membership are thriving, healthy, strong, and self-sufficient. T...

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  • 25
    October
    2019

    Board Training, SFNFCI Classroom, October 22-24th 2019

    We had our first Board Member Training of the year held from October 22nd -24th at our Classroom. We hold two in house Board Trainings per fiscal year. Our next training will be January 28th-30th 2020.  There were 13 Participants that completed the Board Training, from Awasisak Nikan CFS, Agency C...

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  • 24
    October
    2019

    Open Call for Facilitators

       The Saskatchewan First Nations Family and Community Institute Inc. (SFNFCI) is the leading, innovative, sustainable, holistic center of research and professional learning to organizations serving children, youth and families.  We attribute our sustained growth and success to the daily contribu...

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  • 17
    October
    2019

    Prevention Training October 8-10th 2019

      SFNFCI had its Prevention Worker Professional Development training held here at our location, 211-2553 Grasswood Road East, on October 8-10th 2019, facilitated by Charlotte Ross. On October 8th we had 21 learners ready to complete the Introduction to Prevention in Child Welfare course and 23 lea...

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  • 30
    September
    2019

    First Nations & Research

    Miyoskapowis (Good Helper) Historically, Indigenous peoples have often experienced research as an exploitative project, treated as objects whose main purpose is to promote and advance non-indigenous research agendas. In many instances, indigenous peoples have been recruited to participate in proje...

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