• 31
    January
    2017

    Case Management Systems Presentation: Building Blocks to Success

    SFNFCI hosted a member meeting on Jan. 18, 2017 in Saskatoon on Case Management Systems.  Twelve agencies and one group home attended the session to learn more about information management and case management.  The 55 people in attendance includes staff from finance, technical, front line, prevent...

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  • 27
    January
    2017

    Hatchet Lake: Last Stop on Data Collection Tour of Athabasca

    The community-based project on special needs - the Athabasca Community Research Partnership, is nearing completion.  This past month, researcher Raissa Graumans travelled to Wollaston Lake to meet with families, professionals and community members of the Hatchet Lake First Nation.         ...

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  • 09
    December
    2016

    Art as a tool to engage clients

    The SFNFCI hosted a one day Art Therapy session on Nov. 30, 2016 for 24 Child & Family Services  Prevention staff.  The day long workshop included training from two art therapist: Felicitas Drobig and David Baudemont and traditional beading by Elder Maria Linklater.  Each participant received a ...

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  • 29
    November
    2016

    Prevention Core Training Development Begins

    The Prevention working group is working with the SFNFCI to develop core training for Prevention staff.  In the past year the SFNFCI has provided requested training in many areas that were considered critical to working in our First Nations communities.    These areas include:  communication, do...

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  • 28
    November
    2016

    Research in Athabasca Continues, this Month: Fond Du Lac!

    Fond du Lac is one of the oldest and most northern remote communities in Saskatchewan.  As one of the sites of the Athabasca Community Research Partnership, researcher Raissa travelled to Fond du Lac this month, to meet with professionals and community members. She held interviews at the Nursin...

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  • 18
    November
    2016

    Extra, Extra! Read all about it!!! 9th SDM supervisors Working Group

    The SDM’s Ninth Supervisors Working Group is coming up on December 1st and 2nd, 2016. Facilitated by invited guest Peggy Cordero, Senior Program Specialist, from NCCD Children’s Research Center. The two days will be spent reviewing and strengthening our understanding and use of SDM in the supe...

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  • 04
    November
    2016

    SFNFCI presents and publishes at the 8th Biennial PCWC Symposium

    On Oct. 25-28, 2016 three staff from SFNFCI attended and presented at the Imagining Child Welfare: In the Spirit of Reconciliation, Prairie Child Welfare Symposium in Winnipeg.    Shelley Thomas Prokop presented on Processes in Professional Development Working for First Nation Child and Family Ag...

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  • 04
    November
    2016

    Designing A Training Toolkit

    Ten Human Resources Child and Family Services Agency workers from 7 different agencies and group homes met on November 3, 2016 to help identify training needed in their organizations.  SFNFCI staff Tischa Mason and Curriculum Developer Merilee Morales were present to facilitate the discussion and g...

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  • 04
    November
    2016

    Community Research in Black Lake

    The Athabasca Community Research Project is in full swing.   This month Raissa travelled to Black Lake, spending 5 days in the community.  She worked closely with ADCFS staff, who participated by sharing their stories and helped to coordinate interview schedules and other project details. Pho...

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  • 14
    October
    2016

    Agency Finance Workers Help Develop Training

    The First Nations Child and Family Agency Finance folk met on Thursday, October 13, 2016. The meeting was set to discuss next steps in the development of finance support and training for all positions within an agency as well as to review the draft Board Training finance module.  Twelve people repr...

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