• 22
    July
    2019

    2019 Woodland Cree Youth Symposium

      My name is Hannah Bird, I am from George Gordon First Nation, but was raised in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. I am currently working as the Programs Summer student while pursuing a sociology degree at the University of Saskatchewan. I have a strong interest in human rights and justice, and during my s...

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  • 05
    June
    2019

    Documentation in a Group Home Setting at Onion Lake First Nation

    SFNFCI coordinated the following two-day training for Onion Lake Group Homes on May 30th and 31st 2019. We had 13 Learners complete the course.  This two-day course focuses on the identification and application of effective observation, communication and report writing skills including an understa...

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  • 29
    May
    2019

    Caregiver Conference 2019

    SFNFCI had a booth set up at the May Caregiver Conference held at the Travelodge Hotel, May 21st-24th, 2019. The booth displayed our training and resources. SFNFCI conducted over 100 surveys to Caregivers to help us understand what the needs of Caregivers are and to explore interest in our training....

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  • 26
    April
    2019

    AWASIS Conference 2019

    AWASIS Conference April 17, 18th 2019, Saskatoon INN SFNFCI had a booth set up for both days. We had over 97 people came to visit us at our booth and 94 people completed a survey for a chance to win a tablet. The top 3 interests in the training included: Rights of Children, Working with Children an...

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  • 25
    April
    2019

    IAP Wraps up in Piapot First Nation

    Piapot First Nation another success On April 11, 2019, the engagement team was honored to be in Piapot First Nation. The team was very well received by Donna Mantee, the Income Assistance Worker. The team was successful in conducting a mixed Focus Group of Clients as well as a Leadership Interview...

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  • 05
    April
    2019

    Kahkewistahaw First Nation welcomes IAP Reform Project

    April 1-3, 2019 On April 1, 2019, the engagement team had the honor of meeting with Kahkewistahaw First Nation Leadership. The reform project was introduced, and the team was very well received and welcomed into the community. Leadership answered questions to their great ability and the team was pl...

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  • 05
    April
    2019

    Onion Lake IA Meets Reform Team

    March 28-29, 2019 The engagement team was in Onion Lake First Nation for 2 days conducting focus groups and client interviews in regards to the Income Assistance Program. The team was greeted by the wonderful Glenda…. On the first day, the team conducted 2 IA Client Focus Groups, the first grou...

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  • 28
    March
    2019

    Fiduciary Duties & Conflict of Interest

    On March 13, 2019, First Nations Child and Family Services Agency Executive Directors, Board of Directors and Human Resources personnel came together to further their learning on Conflict of Interests and best practices surrounding these potential situations. A total of 25 participants were in the ...

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  • 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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