• 04
    March
    2019

    February 19, 2019 - Sturgeon Lake welcome IAP Reform Team

    Sturgeon Lake First Nation -  The Project team had made their way to Sturgeon Lake First Nation on February 19, 2019. The staff felt very welcomed and we able to complete a Client Focus Group as well as two (2) Client Interviews. The focus group consisted of 8 IA Clients and 2 Elders. The discuss...

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  • 25
    February
    2019

    Nechapanuk Caregiver Training A Huge Success

      Fifty caregivers from Nechapanuk's three communities (Red Earth, Shoal Lake, and Cumberland House) gathered in Prince Albert over the weekend (February 23-24, 2019) for a two-day training on Challenging Behaviours.   The training was facilitated by Cassandra Phillips, a behavioural speciali...

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  • 23
    February
    2019

    QBOW Holds Second Caregiver Support Workshop

    On February 7th and 8th QBOW Child and Family Services, in partnership with SFNFCI's  Disability Project, hosted a second successful Equine Therapy workshop for its caregivers at the Clearview Arena outside of Fort Qu'appelle. The workshop, facilitated by Equine Therapist Beatle Soop, was the seco...

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  • 13
    February
    2019

    SFNFCI 1st Annual Conference Highlights

    SFNFCI hosted its first annual First Nations Child Welfare Conference on January 30 & 31, 2019.  The theme was “Making a difference in the lives of Indigenous children, youth and families”.  Participants had the opportunity to come together to share best practices in prevention programming, le...

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  • 25
    January
    2019

    SK First Nations Preparing for Change

    With the pending introduction of a Federal First Nations Child-Well Being Legislation the Saskatchewan First Nations Child and Family Services and Community Prevention Programs have decided to proactively prepare for change.    On January 22, 23 & 24, 2019, the Managing Change workshop was delive...

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  • 05
    December
    2018

    QBOW Staff Receive DLSA Training

    As an agency partner on this year's Disability 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 D...

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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 training sessions that were held in October and Nove...

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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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