• 05
    December
    2018

    QBOW Staff Receive DLSA Training

    As an agency partner on this year's Disabilty Research Project, QBOW has been busy collecting data, engaging their caregivers, and exploring different ways of increasing the knowledge and experience around disabilities and special needs.     (L_R)   Brenda Swanson, Corinne  Ham, Norreen De...

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  • 30
    November
    2018

    SFNFCI trains First Nations Women’s Shelter Workers across Saskatchewan!

    Saskatchewan currently has four women’s shelters operating in Saskatchewan (2 in the north and 2 in the south) with another women’s shelter being built in the Athabasca region.  SFNFCI is working with the management of these Women’s Shelters to deliver training that will support their staff i...

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  • 30
    November
    2018

    Prevention Core Training Update

    2018-2019 PREVENTION CORE TRAINING PROGRAM DELIVERY The Prevention Core Training Program is in full swing for the past few months!  We are more than half-way through this year’s training with five more to go! Here is a review of the past four trainings that were held in October and November 201...

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  • 30
    November
    2018

    Group Home Training Under Way!!

    2018-2019 GROUP HOME CORE TRAINING Two Group Home Core Trainings were held in Spiritwood, on October 17 & 18 and November 8 & 9, 2018, for Agency Chiefs Child & Family Services, Pelican Lake and Big River Youth Lodges, as well as, Prince Albert Grand Council Child Education Care Centre.   Oct. 1...

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  • 30
    November
    2018

    Planning for the FNCW Prevention Conference – Jan. 30 & 31, 2019

    FNCFS Prevention Supervisors Network Meeting - November 29, 2018 The FNCFS Agency Prevention Supervisors Network participants from across Saskatchewan meet quarterly to share their prevention programming and discuss their success stories and challenges and to provide guidance to the SFNFCI’s prev...

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  • 30
    November
    2018

    First Nations Child and Family Service Agency - Board Training

    The FNCFS Agency Board Training was delivered on Nov. 6, 7 & 8th at SFNFCI’s classroom facility. FNCFS Agency Board Members from across Saskatchewan came together for this three-day training that was designed to be an introduction for board members of First Nations child and family service agencie...

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  • 30
    November
    2018

    Indigenous Facilitators Meet to Discuss Training and Resources!!

    INDIGENOUS FACILITATOR’S WORKING GROUP The Indigenous Facilitator’s Working Group met on November 26th that brought together six First Nations facilitators from across Saskatchewan including Flora Dumais, Laverne Laliberte, Marlene Mirasty, April Roberts-Poitras, Charlotte Ross, and Anthony Rou...

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  • 23
    November
    2018

    Disability Project Monthly Update

    Work in this year's Disability Partnership Project continues as the data collection period winds down and actions begin. 115 Disability Information Tools have be completed to date - with information from all curent open files from QBOW being successfully captured!  Our goal is to complete Nechapan...

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  • 23
    November
    2018

    QBOW Launches an Equine Therapy Based Caregiver Support Program

    The Disability Project helped to support the development and launch of an innovative Caregiver Support Program with project partner QBOW this month.   Facilitator Beatle Soop, a certified Egala equine therapist and addictions specialist coordinated the first of four planned workshops on Novembe...

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  • 31
    October
    2018

    Voices for Reform at NCWC

      SFNFCI presented the Voices for Reform report at the National Child Welfare Conference in Calgary on Oct. 25, 2018.  The presentation title, Reforming Saskatchewan First Nations Child Welfare: A First Nations Community Engagement.  The two presenters were:  Shelley Thomas Prokop and Monty Mon...

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