Our Children, Our Future: Virtual Leadership Gathering on First Nations Child and Family Services and Self-Determination

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Our Children, Our Future: Virtual Leadership Gathering on First Nations Child and Family Services and Self-Determination

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 2021130 Views

Our Children, Our Future: Virtual Leadership Gathering on First Nations Child and Family Services and Self-Determination

January 19, 2021 – February 9, 2021 – March 2, 2021 – March 30, 2021 – April 13, 2021

January 19, 2021

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

Register On-line

Agenda

National Chiefs Welcome

Regional Chief Kevin Hart (MB) Welcome

Session Descriptions

Speaker biographies

For technical assistance, please call 1-833-236-8432.

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

February 9, 2021

Navigating Indigenous Child and Family Services Legislation

March 2, 2021

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

March 30, 2021

Upholding the Best Interests of First Nations Children

April 13, 2021

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

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Save the Date

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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