• 05
    December
    2018

    QBOW Staff Receive DLSA Training

    As an agency partner on this year's Disabilty 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 De...

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  • 23
    November
    2018

    Disability Project Monthly Update

    Work in this year's Disability Partnership Project continues as the data collection period winds down and actions begin. 115 Disability Information Tools have be completed to date - with information from all curent open files from QBOW being successfully captured!  Our goal is to complete Nechapan...

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  • 23
    November
    2018

    QBOW Launches an Equine Therapy Based Caregiver Support Program

    The Disability Project helped to support the development and launch of an innovative Caregiver Support Program with project partner QBOW this month.   Facilitator Beatle Soop, a certified Egala equine therapist and addictions specialist coordinated the first of four planned workshops on Novembe...

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  • 31
    October
    2018

    Voices for Reform at NCWC

      SFNFCI presented the Voices for Reform report at the National Child Welfare Conference in Calgary on Oct. 25, 2018.  The presentation title, Reforming Saskatchewan First Nations Child Welfare: A First Nations Community Engagement.  The two presenters were:  Shelley Thomas Prokop and Monty Mon...

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  • 29
    October
    2018

    Research Project Milestone: 100 Disability Information Tools Complete!!

    Those of you following the Disability Research Project know that we have continued this year, with our partners at QBOW and Nechapanuk, to collect data through a quantitative tool called the Disability Information Tool (DIT).  We are excited to annouce a major milestone for the project - 100 DITs!...

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  • 28
    September
    2018

    IT'S A WRAP!!!! - The History of Saskatchewan First Nations Child Welfare Video

    The History of Saskatchewan First Nations Child Welfare Video is complete.  Thank you to Doug Cuthand - Blue Hill Productions and his crew for making this project a huge success.       Stephen Hunt, Randy Morin and Doug Cuthand   Editing the Cree translations!!     The SFNFCI will ...

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  • 27
    September
    2018

    SFNFCI launches the Income Assistance Engagement Project

      The Saskatchewan First Nations Family and Community Institute (SFNFCI) is conducting a project on the engagement of the Income Assistance program (IAP) stakeholders to better understand the needs of the beneficiaries, identify strengths of the programs, and ways to improve the program to better ...

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  • 25
    September
    2018

    Disability Research Project Moves Forward

    At the half-way point of the project's timeline, work on the Disability Research Partnership continues to progress. Researcher Raissa Graumans spent the third week of September at Nechapanuk's Cumberland House office, continuing to collect data through the Disability Information Tool, conducting ...

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  • 24
    August
    2018

    The Disability Project Goes to Nechapanuk's Caregiver Camp

    Nechapanuk has been holding camps for many years, but this year the agency organized its first ever Caregiver Camp!  Over 30 caregivers from the three communities served by the agency (Red Earth, Shoal Lake, and Cumberland House) attended along with dozens of agency and camp staff.  The camp was ...

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  • 26
    July
    2018

    Saskatchewan First Nations Women’s Shelter Develop Standards of Practice

    The Saskatchewan First Nations Family and Community Institute Inc. has been working with five Saskatchewan First Nations Women’s Shelters in the last year to develop their standards of practice.    These standards were created in several meetings with leaders from First Nations women’s shelte...

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