• 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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  • 20
    September
    2019

    Lateral Violence Workshop - September 18, 2019

    On September 18, 2019 the Human Resource Working Group hosted a Lateral Violence Workshop by Vanessa and Hugh Poorman. There where nineteen participants and the day was very eye opening and informative. Lateral violence is a form of bullying that takes place peer to peer. Lateral Violence includes ...

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  • 29
    August
    2019

    Culture and Diversity Planning Meeting

      On August 28th 2019, 7 Knowledge Keepers and Elders gathered at SFNFCI to discuss and plan our upcoming Culture and Diversity Training. This meeting was led by head Knowledge Keeper, Gilbert Kewistep of Yellow Quill First Nation. The meeting began with smudge and opening prayer led by Mary Lee of...

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  • 27
    August
    2019

    Shelter Worker Training in Athabasca

    On August 7 and 8th 2019, SFNFCI held a 2 day Grief and Loss training for Shelter Workers in Stony Rapids, SK.  This two-day course is designed to introduce participants to the role of the group home worker in providing grief and loss support to clients, children, and youth. Participants will demo...

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  • 26
    July
    2019

    IA Admin Regional Group Meeting Held in Saskatoon

    On June 20th, 2019 SFNFCI hosted the first IA Administrators Regional Group Meeting in Saskatoon. There were 52 IA Workers and representatives along with Indigenous Services Canada Representatives, and SFNFCI staff that had attended the meeting. The groups' focus was to collectively and respectfull...

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  • 25
    July
    2019

    First Responder to Sexual Assault Training

    SFNFCI held a First Responder to Sexual Assault training through Sexual Assault Services (SASS) of Saskatchewan Center. We had two facilitators, from the main office in Regina (SASS) and from Northeast Outreach and Support Services center (NEOSS), come out to provide this training to 21 participants...

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