• 26
    September
    2017

    Partner Perspectives: Reflections of Disability Project Research Assistants

    Partnership and collaboration are foundational to the work of the Institute.  This is particularly true in the area of research, which is a main component of SFNFCI.  In this year’s Disability Research Project the Institute has partnered with two agencies – Meadow Lake Tribal Council Child and...

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  • 29
    August
    2017

    Sharing Research Results!

    This past March, SFNFCI’s first disability research project – the Athabasca Community Research Partnership, came to a close.  This successful research initiative, undertaken in partnership with Athabasca Denesuline CFS has provided valuable insights into the challenges facing those dealing with...

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  • 29
    August
    2017

    Disability Research Project Update

    As August comes to a close, the Disability Research Partnership project continues to move forward.  The ‘data collection’ period will extend to the end of October as the research team continues to collect data using the Information Tool for case file reviews, and also through one-on-one intervi...

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  • 31
    July
    2017

    Disability Project: Interviews Begin

                                                                      The Disability Project has officially entered the data collection phase with trips by researcher Raissa Graumans to both MLTCCFS (Meadow Lake Tribal Council Child and Family Services) and ACCFS (Agen...

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  • 27
    June
    2017

    Disability Research Project Gets Underway

    As announced in a blog post last month, SFNFCI has partnered with Agency Chiefs Child and Family Services (ACCFS) and Meadow Lake Tribal Council CFS (MLTCCFS) on a new Disability Research Partnership. Planning meetings with SFNFCI research staff and agency executive directors Treena Wynes (ACCFS) a...

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  • 24
    May
    2017

    New Disability Project Begins!

    We are excited to report that we are launching a new disability project! The Athabasca Community Research Partnership was successfully concluded this past March , and a grant through the Disabilities Initiative  of INAC is allowing us to continue work in this area. The new project is a partnershi...

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  • 30
    March
    2017

    ATHABASCA COMMUNITY RESEARCH PARTNERSHIP COMES TO A CLOSE

      Black Lake Family Conference    March 23, 2017   March has been a busy month for the Athabasca Community Research Partnership!  Recent blog posts have covered many of the details of the Parent Workshops, Professional Training, and Family Conferences that have taken place. A version of...

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  • 30
    March
    2017

    DISABILITY TRAINING FOR ATHABASCA PROFESSIONALS

    As mentioned in a previous blog post, a two-day professional training took place in Stony Rapids on March 7th and 8th. Professionals from all three ADCFS offices (Fond du Lac, Black Lake, Hatchet Lake) joined colleagues from the ADCFS Group Home and teachers from the Father Porte Memorial Denesulin...

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  • 24
    February
    2017

    Sharing Research Results at the Fond du Lac Family Conference

    The last two months of the Athabasca Community Research Partnership are dedicated to sharing project results and responding to the needs voiced by participants. From February 10th - 12th  the annual Family Conference was held at the Community Hall in Fond du Lac.  Over 250 community members parti...

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  • 31
    January
    2017

    Case Management Systems Presentation: Building Blocks to Success

    SFNFCI hosted a member meeting on Jan. 18, 2017 in Saskatoon on Case Management Systems.  Twelve agencies and one group home attended the session to learn more about information management and case management.  The 55 people in attendance includes staff from finance, technical, front line, prevent...

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