• 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 been completed to date - with information from all current open files from QBOW being successfully captured!  Our goal is to complete Necha...

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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 announce 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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