• 27
    March
    2019

    How can your SDM Consultant support the QAU file review

      File Reviews can be a very stressful time for Agencies. There is a lot of pressure to have your files up to date and looking perfect. Given the amount of work required in the job of a caseworker, and the business of the agencies, always having your files 100% up to date is completely unrealistic...

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  • 27
    March
    2019

    Grief & Loss and Culture & Diversity

    2018-2019 PREVENTION CORE TRAINING PROGRAM DELIVERY The Prevention Core Training Program has wrapped up for another year!  In March, we held two training sessions, back to back, at the beautiful and serene Ancient Spirals, where some of the staff took part in cooking and preparations for the land-...

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  • 26
    March
    2019

    Ahtahkakoop First Nation welcomes IAP Team

    On March 22, 2019, the team headed out to Ahtahkakoop First Nation to conduct engagement sessions. The team was received by IA worker, Sheila Knife. The team hit the ground running and started the session off with a Client Interview. We heard great insights on what is needed to help support clients...

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  • 26
    March
    2019

    A insightful engagement session!

    The team headed out to Beardy’s and Okemasis First Nation on March 21, 2019. They were very welcomed by the IA worker – Lorraine Cameron The team successfully completed 2 Focus Groups one with community Elders and one with IA Clients. The team also picked up completed surveys. Both groups pres...

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  • 26
    March
    2019

    Cotes welcomes the IAP Team

    On March 20, 2019, the IAP was welcomed by Tara Cadette. The team was successful in interviewing 2 IA clients as well as picked up surveys for that community. Due to scheduling, the team was unable to conduct a Focus Group. We would like to thank Tara for her professionalism and hospitality.

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  • 26
    March
    2019

    IA Worker Focus Group a success!

    On March 13, 2019, the SFNFCI IAP Project team was welcomed to the IA Admin Regional Quarter meeting held in Saskatoon to conduct IA Worker Focus Groups. The IA Admins from across the province broke out into four groups. Each group was designated a theme. Topics discussions revolved around success,...

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  • 26
    March
    2019

    Unforseen Events for IAP Engagement Sessions

    March 5-8, 2019 Community engagement sessions were planned for Gordons First Nation, Red Earth Cree Nation, Shoal Lake First Nation, and Cumberland House Cree Nation. Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances, the team was unable to meet the communities. The team will continue to ensure partic...

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  • 04
    March
    2019

    Muskoday First Nation offers huge welcome to IAP Reform Project

    On February 27, 2019, the project team received a warm welcome from Ron Bear and Muskoday First Nation. The project team was honored to host an Elder Focus Group! There was much laughter and sharing with a well-rounded Elder group. The Muskoday Elders had such passionate and family-orientated ideas ...

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  • 04
    March
    2019

    La Lac Ronge hosts the IAP Reform Project!

      On February 26, 2019, Lac La Ronge welcomed the project team to the community. 1 focus group was completed as well as 1 Elder interview and 1 client interview! The IA client focus group discussed remoteness, and community supports and resources. This is another community that is well aware of ...

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  • 04
    March
    2019

    Feb 21, 2019 - Buffalo River welcomes IAP!

      On February 21, 2019, the project visited Buffalo River Dene Nation. A Youth Focus group was completed and surveys were collected. Thanks to Income Assistance Worker May Billette and, Tracey Benjamin the pre-employment caseworker for accommodating the project team, which led to the successful ...

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