• 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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  • 30
    September
    2019

    SDM Supervisors Working Group/CRC Site Visit

    On September 24th and 25th the SDM Supervisors Working Group came together with the Children's Research Center to learn about implementing a practice model. Peggy Cordero from the CRC came to Saskatoon and shared her knowledge around implementing IPS with the Province.  We looked at how this proces...

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  • 26
    September
    2019

    Prevention Supervisor Network Meeting

    SFNFCI held its second Prevention Supervisor Network Meeting on September 26th 2019. We had 13 participants attend the meeting from different First Nation Child Welfare Agencies.  We had two agencies give presentations on different practices to help spark discussion and create solution focused rel...

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  • 23
    September
    2019

    Culture and Diversity Training, Ancient Spirals, September 11-12th 2019

    On September 11th at 12th 2019, SFNFCI held our yearly Culture and Diversity training at Ancient Spirals, SK. There were 7 Knowledge Keepers to share their teachings and knowledge with those registered in the course. We had our head Knowledge Keeper, Gilbert Kewistep of Yellow Quill First Nation...

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  • 23
    September
    2019

    Grief and Loss Training, Ancient Spirals, September 9-10th 2019

    On September 9th and 10th 2019, SFNFCI held our  yearly Grief and Loss training at Ancient Spirals, SK. This training was open to all community support level workers and supervisors.  We had 22 learners complete this course. The goal of the Grief and Loss training is:  1. To understand the role...

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  • 20
    September
    2019

    IA Admin Quarter Group Meeting - September 19th 2019 - Crossmount Meeting Hall

    The Income Assistance Regional Administrators gathered in Crossmount on September 19, 2019. SFNFCI proudly hosted the 2nd quarter group meeting with over 55 people in attendance including Indigenous Services Canada Representatives, Income Assistance Administrators along with SAET Reps.  The focus ...

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