• 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 31
    October
    2018

    NCWC gets to try out Transition Planning- A Youth Focused Resource

    SFNFCI presented the Transition Planning: A Youth Focused Resource at the National Child Welfare Conference in Calgary Oc. 24-26, 2018.  The national conference was attended by over 375 child welfare professionals, front line workers, policy-makers, trainers, and academics.  Three SFNFCI staff pre...

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  • 29
    October
    2018

    Governance Toolkit Presentation

    SFNFCI submitted an abstract to present at the National Child Welfare Conference that was hosted in Calgary October 23-26, 2018 sharing our journey with developing our Governance Toolkit. At SFNFCI we do our best to practice both First Nations culturally relevant practices but also do our best to m...

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