• 23
    March
    2020

    Mental Health First Aid: Adults who Interact with Youth, March 3-4 2020

    On March 3-4 2020 SFNFCI, along with Saskatchewan Health Authority hosted Mental Health First Aid: Adults who interact with Youth, Prevention Training. This training was facilitated by Jon Bennett, and 2 mentors from Saskatchewan Health Authority, Mental Health and Addictions Services. Elder Violet ...

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  • 23
    March
    2020

    Facilitating Change, Prevention Training, February 11-12 2020

    On February 11-12th 2020 SFNFCI held Facilitating Change training, facilitated by Tala Tootoosis with elder Judy Pelly present for support to the learners. There was 19 learners who completed this training from Agency Chiefs CFS, Birch Narrows Dene Nation, Meadow Lake Tribal Council CFS, Ministikwan...

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  • 04
    February
    2020

    Prevention Training January 14-16 2020

    On January 14-16th 2020 SFNFCI held its three day Facilitating Life Skills Development training. We had 24 learners complete this training from seven First Nation Agencies and three communities including; Agency Chiefs Child and Family Services INC., Awasisak Nikan CFS, Birch Narrows Dene Nation, Ka...

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  • 16
    December
    2019

    Prevention Training November 26-27 2019

    On November 26-27 2019 we had our Communication Skills for Prevention Workers Training. There were 21 people who completed this training, from seven different organizations. This training focuses on basic communication skills for Prevention Workers. This training was facilitated by Marlene Mirasty....

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  • 18
    November
    2019

    Prevention Training November 5th - 7th 2019

    Prevention Training Nov 5- 7 2019    SFNFCI held another training November 5th-7th 2019, at our classroom in Grasswood, Saskatoon, SK. We held three one day trainings, Managing Multiple Priorities, Engaging Clients using Therapeutic Interventions, and Documentation Skills for Prevention Workers....

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  • 17
    October
    2019

    Prevention Training October 8-10th 2019

      SFNFCI had its Prevention Worker Professional Development training held here at our location, 211-2553 Grasswood Road East, on October 8-10th 2019, facilitated by Charlotte Ross. On October 8th we had 21 learners ready to complete the Introduction to Prevention in Child Welfare course and 23 lea...

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  • 23
    September
    2019

    Culture and Diversity Training, Ancient Spirals, September 11-12th 2019

    On September 11th at 12th 2019, SFNFCI held our yearly Culture and Diversity training at Ancient Spirals, SK. There were 7 Knowledge Keepers to share their teachings and knowledge with those registered in the course. We had our head Knowledge Keeper, Gilbert Kewistep of Yellow Quill First Nation...

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  • 23
    September
    2019

    Grief and Loss Training, Ancient Spirals, September 9-10th 2019

    On September 9th and 10th 2019, SFNFCI held our  yearly Grief and Loss training at Ancient Spirals, SK. This training was open to all community support level workers and supervisors.  We had 22 learners complete this course. The goal of the Grief and Loss training is:  1. To understand the role...

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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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  • 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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