Events

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SLFNHA AGM

Date: Sep 11th 9:00am - Sep 13th 3:00pm, 2018

SLFNHA's 2018 Annual General Meeting is hosted in Lac Seul First Nation

Infection Prevention and Control Workshop

Date: Sep 26th, 2018
Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

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

Date: Oct 22nd 8:30am - Oct 26th 4:30pm, 2018

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

Date: Oct 25th, 2018
Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm

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

Date: Oct 31st, 2018
Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Regular meeting of the ACW Working Group.

Harm Reduction Conference

Date: Nov 20th 8:00am - Nov 22nd 3:00pm, 2018

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. 

TB Meeting

Date: Nov 29th, 2018
Time: 9:00am - 4:30pm

This meeting is hosted by the Approaches to Community Wellbeing to discuss TB priorities and practices in our region.

Data Conference

Date: Dec 4th 8:00am - Dec 6th 3:30pm, 2018

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

Date: Dec 10th 9:00am - Dec 12th 4:30pm, 2018

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

Date: Dec 11th 9:00am - Dec 16th 10:00pm, 2018

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)

Date: Dec 14th 9:00am - Dec 15th 5:00pm, 2018

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.)

Date: Jan 11th 9:00am - Jan 13th 10:00pm, 2019

This tour includes motivational speaches, youth workshops, music performances and a dance.

Health Directors Meeting

Date: Jan 15th 9:00am - Jan 17th 4:30pm, 2019

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

Date: Jan 22nd 9:00am - Jan 23rd 4:30pm, 2019

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

Date: Jan 29th 9:00am - Feb 1st 5:00pm, 2019

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.

 

For more information please contact youth@slfnha.com

Youth Workers Conference

Date: Feb 5th 9:00am - Feb 8th 5:00pm, 2019

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. 

 

Contact youth@slfnha.com for more information.

Reach for Life Tour - Wunnumin Lake

Date: Feb 13th 9:00am - Feb 15th 5:00pm, 2019

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

Date: Feb 18th, 2019

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

Date: Feb 20th 9:00am - Feb 21st 4:30pm, 2019

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 brianna.decontie@slfnha.com.

 

 

Facilitation Training

Date: Mar 5th 9:00am - Mar 7th 4:30pm, 2019

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

Date: Mar 5th 9:00am - Mar 7th 4:30pm, 2019

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.

For more information, please contact emily.paterson@slfnha.com.

Mino'yaa Gigishkawaawasowin Aboonijiiyag

Date: Mar 6th 9:30am - Mar 7th 4:30pm, 2019

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 brianna.decontie@slfnha.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. 

 

Topics include:

  • 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

 

Click here to Download PDF Invite

Zaagi'idiwin Indigenous Full Spectrum Doula Training

Date: Mar 15th 9:00am - Mar 18th 4:30pm, 2019

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 brianna.decontie@slfnha.com. 

Strategic Planning Workshop

Date: Mar 20th, 2019
Time: 8:30am - 4:30pm

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

Date: Mar 22nd, 2019
Time: 11:00am - 2:00pm
Location: Fresh Market Foods

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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

Date: Mar 25th 8:30am - Mar 29th 4:30pm, 2019

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.

 

For more information, please contact carol.goodwin@slfnha.com or lizzie.barrass@slfnha.com.