SLFNHA's 2018 Annual General Meeting is hosted in Lac Seul First Nation
Infection Prevention and Control Workshop
SLFNHA's Approaches to Community Wellbeing is hosting a one-day training for community-based workers in methods to prevent and control the spread of infections. Participants will be equipped with knowledge and tools to support delivering education and programming in their home communities.
FNHMA - Health Issues and Systems
This course is offered by First Nations Health Managers Association and includes topics such as: history; policy; systems and programs; determinants; epidemiology; health human resources; communities; health governance; health issues, and; future directions.
SLFNHA's Approaches to Community Wellbeing is sponsoring registration and travel costs for Health Directors.
Approaches to Community Wellbeing Meeting - Paawidigong First Nations Forum
SLFNHA's Approaches to Community Wellbeing is hosting a one-day meeting in Dryden to discuss programming with Eagle Lake First Nation, Wabigoon Lake First Nation, Wabauskang First Nation, and Paawidigong First Nations Forum.
Approaches to Community Wellbeing Working Group Meeting
Regular meeting of the ACW Working Group.
Harm Reduction Conference
The Approaches to Community Wellbeing is hosting a 3-day conference in Thunder Bay to expand knowledge around Indigenous approaches to Harm Reduction. The conference is targeting Health Directors, front-line staff, and Chief and Council. Representatives from 39 communities in the region are invited to attend with expenses covered.
This meeting is hosted by the Approaches to Community Wellbeing to discuss TB priorities and practices in our region.
This is a three-day conference hosted in partnership with Weeneebayko Area Health Authority and SLFNHA's Approaches to Community Wellbeing. The conference targets health directors and takes place in Toronto. The conference incorporates training and discussions on various topics around health data and privacy.
Community Wellbeing Facilitator Training and Meeting
SLFNHA's Approaches to Community Wellbeing is hosting a one-day training on proposal writing, followed by two-days of meetings with the Community Wellbeing Facilitators employed by Tribal Councils and two Independent communities.
Orientation to Community Family Healing Program
This 6-day process guides participants through a healing journey. The program is hosted by Approaches to Community Wellbeing and funded through the Indigenous Healing and Wellness Strategy.
Reach for Life Tour (Kasabonika)
The Approaches to Community Wellbeing has facilitated the delivery of this program in Kasabonika. The tour includes motivational speaches, youth workshops, musical performances, and a community dance.
Reach for Life Tour (at W.I.N.K.S.)
This tour includes motivational speaches, youth workshops, music performances and a dance.
Health Directors Meeting
Health Directors are invited to attend this three-day meeting, which will discuss health data, strategic data systems, Indigenous Healing and Wellness Strategy, oral health, special needs, and other pertinent topics related to how SLFNHA can better support Health Directors and communities.
Traditional Family Parenting Course
This two-day course is intended for community-based workers working with children and families. The course is taught by Janet Fox.
Youth Workers Conference
A workshop for community members working with youth. The workshop will focus on program planning, budgeting, and teaching through activity. There will also be two days of Applied Suicide Intervention Training.
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Youth Workers Conference
A workshop for community members working with youth. The workshop will focus on program planning,budgeting, teaching through activity. There will also be two days of mental health related training.
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Reach for Life Tour - Wunnumin Lake
SLFNHA's Approaches to Community Wellbeing has facilitated and sponsored the tour to visit Wunnumin Lake First Nation. This Tour includes motivational speaches, youth workshops, musical performances, and a community dance.
Family Day is celebrated on the third Monday in the month of February.
Our office will be closed with only essential services available.
Traditional Family Parenting
SLFNHA's Approaches to Community Wellbeing is hosting a two-day training for community-based workers that support families in communities. This training is offered by Janet Fox. For more details, please contact email@example.com.
SLFNHA's Approaches to Community Wellbeing is hosting a three-day facilitation training for Community Wellbeing Facilitators employed by Tribal Councils and two Independent Communities. The Workshop is being conducted by the Winnipeg Transition Centre.
Public Health Nursing Training
SLFNHA's Approaches to Community Wellbeing is hosting a 3-day training for nurses working at the community or Tribal Council level. The training will include updates on Approaches to Community Wellbeing programming, information and training around public health topics, and a one-day workshop on Outbreak Management.
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Mino'yaa Gigishkawaawasowin Aboonijiiyag
Northwestern Health Unit's 2019 Mino'yaa Gigishkawaawasowin Aboonijiiyag gathering is planned to be an enriching learning opportunity to increase knowledge, enhance self-awareness, build relationships and strengthen the skills and confidence of those who work directly with Indigenous families. This free 2 day event is for AHBHC/HBHC workers, Community and Public Health Nurses, Home Visitors, Health Educators and other service providers who support Indigenous families with children 0 - 6.
1 night accommodation & mileage may be provided for service providers requiring financial support to attend the event. If NWHU is unable to provide travel support or additional support is needed, please contact email@example.com. SLFNHA's Approaches to Community Wellbeing is a partner in this event, and will be able to provide additional support from participants in communities serviced by our organization.
- Residential School & Impact on Parenting - Historical ways to recovery incorporating healthy childrearing using cultural practices.
- Traditional medicines that help support pregnancy prior, during and post pregnancy.
- Traditional Roles of Men, the Introduction of Europeans, Canadian Law & Policy, How do we Begin to Heal
- Use of Doula's in the Community
- Traditional Child Rearing - Community driven work with direction from Elders
- Circles of Care - A systems approach to family well-being
- Discussion on promising practices and resources including: Smudging, Make the Connection, Children See Children Learn, and more!
A block of rooms is currently being held at the Best Western Hotel in Dryden (223-3201). Please book your room by referencing the block of rooms under the NWHU. This block of rooms is being held until February 20th, 2019.
To register please call:
Sandra Whalen, Program Assistant - Northwestern Health Unit
1-800-461-3348, ext. 303628
Zaagi'idiwin Indigenous Full Spectrum Doula Training
SLFNHA's Approaches to Community Wellbeing is offering the Zaagi'idiwin Indigenous Full Spectrum Doula Training for community-based maternal and child health workers. Registration and travel is covered for participants, but space is limited. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Strategic Planning Workshop
In partnership with the First Nations Health Managers Association, Approaches to Community Wellbeing is offering a 1-day interactive Strategic Planning Workshop for Community Wellbeing Facilitators, Health Directors, and SLFNHA personnel.
March is National Nutrition Month
Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority and Fresh Market Foods invite you to our nutrition booth!
Friday March 22nd from 11 A.M. to 2 P.M. @ Fresh Market Foods
FNHMA - Health Issues and Systems Course
SLFNHA's Approaches to Community Wellbeing is sponsoring Health Directors to attend the Health Issues and Systems course offered by the First Nations Health Managers Association. Registration and travel is covered.
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