• 01
    September
    2017

    Prevention Core Training - 11 Modules

    SFNFCI is pleased to be hosting Prevention Core Training. 22 days of training, 11 modules  offered starting September 2017 through March 2018. The training goals are:                                                                  ...

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  • 04
    July
    2017

    Job Description Toolkit Development

    Discussions on Developing a Job Description Toolkit Seventeen Finance and Human Resource Child and Family Services Agency workers from 10 different agencies and group homes met on June 28, 2017 to review and discuss a toolkit for creating an effective Job Description. The day was opened with a pra...

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  • 14
    June
    2017

    SFNFCI Launches OH&S Program

      The Institute has been steadily growing over the last few years, and as the number of staff and utilization of our classroom space increase, we’ve decided to develop and implement an Occupational Health and Safety Program. As a First Nations business operating on-reserve, this decision was ma...

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  • 31
    January
    2017

    Responding to the needs: Suicide and Self-harm February Training

    Suicide and self-harm in First Nations communities is a very sad experience.  Those we work with have been discussing ways to prevent and support client’s, families and communities as they deal with self-harm and suicide. The SFNFCI realizes that awareness and training are one way to assist the ...

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  • 09
    December
    2016

    Art as a tool to engage clients

    The SFNFCI hosted a one day Art Therapy session on Nov. 30, 2016 for 24 Child & Family Services  Prevention staff.  The day long workshop included training from two art therapist: Felicitas Drobig and David Baudemont and traditional beading by Elder Maria Linklater.  Each participant received a ...

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  • 29
    November
    2016

    Prevention Core Training Development Begins

    The Prevention working group is working with the SFNFCI to develop core training for Prevention staff.  In the past year the SFNFCI has provided requested training in many areas that were considered critical to working in our First Nations communities.    These areas include:  communication, do...

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  • 04
    November
    2016

    Designing A Training Toolkit

    Ten Human Resources Child and Family Services Agency workers from 7 different agencies and group homes met on November 3, 2016 to help identify training needed in their organizations.  SFNFCI staff Tischa Mason and Curriculum Developer Merilee Morales were present to facilitate the discussion and g...

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  • 14
    October
    2016

    Agency Finance Workers Help Develop Training

    The First Nations Child and Family Agency Finance folk met on Thursday, October 13, 2016. The meeting was set to discuss next steps in the development of finance support and training for all positions within an agency as well as to review the draft Board Training finance module.  Twelve people repr...

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  • 26
    August
    2016

    How will SFNFCI Accreditation Benefit You and Your Staff?

        SFNFCI Board of Directors and staff met in August to review the strategic plan, operational business plan and discuss accreditation.  Given our work plan progress, SFNFCI's board gave us the green lig...

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  • 20
    May
    2016

    SFNFCI Surveys First Nations Foster Family Conference

    The Saskatchewan First Nations Family and Community Institute (SFNFCI) participated in the 12th Annual First Nations "Empowering Our Caregivers" Conference from May 17 – 20, 2016. The organizing committee had planned for 300 First Nations Caregivers to attend the conference where they were able ...

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