February 9, 2021

Virtual Gathering 2: Navigating Indigenous Child and Family Services Legislation

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April 13, 2021

Virtual Gathering 5: First Nations Child and Family Services Funding Reform - Towards a Needs Based Funding Approach

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Who should attend:

  • First Nations Leadership
  • First Nations Child and Family Wellbeing Experts
  • Social Workers and Service Delivery Practitioners
  • Legal Experts in the Fields of First Nations Jurisdiction and Child and Family Wellbeing
  • Federal, Provincial and Territorial Government officials

Gathering goals:

  • Learn about the new Indigenous child and family services legislation.
  • Hear dialogue amongst First Nations, service providers and government officials about the Act, priorities for First Nations implementing the Act, and the changes that come with implementation.
  • Hear input from our Elders and former First Nations Youth in Care on systemic reforms needed.
  • Share emerging promising practices from First Nations implementing the Act.
  • Understand the new tools for First Nations children, youth and communities to support the best interests of the child.

Gathering Dates

April 13, 2021

First Nations Child and Family Services Funding Reform – Towards a Needs Based Funding Approach

Agenda

Virtual Gathering 1:

Introduction to An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families (the Act).

January 19, 2021 Virtual Session 1: Introduction to An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families (the Act).

Virtual Gathering 2:

Navigating Indigenous Child and Family Services Legislation

January 19, 2021 Virtual Session 1: Introduction to An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families (the Act).

Virtual Gathering 3:

Asserting Jurisdiction Under An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families (the Act)

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The AFN will be hosting a series of gatherings focused on First Nations child and family wellbeing, including the new Indigenous child and family services legislation, An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families (the Act). If you have any questions regarding the gatherings, please email [email protected].

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Contacts

If you have any issues with online registration, please do not hesitate to contact Tash Cote at [email protected].
Should you have any questions regarding this Virtual Leadership Gathering, please contact the Assembly of First Nations at 1.866.869.6789 or email to [email protected].

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