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November 19th, 2013

 


Medical Supplies & Equipment – First Nations Health Benefits webinar

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 | 1:30 – 3 PM

First Nations technical health leads are invited to join us for an interactive webinar to learn more about the Medical Supplies and Equipment (MSE) program and pose your questions directly with First Nations Health Authority VP of Health Benefits John Mah.

To register, please email registration@fnhda.ca and provide your name, title/position, community/organization, and how you will be joining the webinar – via computer webinar (using Adobe Connect) or video conference. We will email you details about connecting to the webinar by computer webinar or video conference.

For more information about MSE, visit the FNHA Health Benefits webpage.

 


 

 

 

Funding Opportunities for Mental Health & Substance Use Projects

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 | 10 am – 11:30 am

In this interactive webinar, find out about funding opportunities available for First Nations and Aboriginal mandated agency-led projects through Community Action Initiatives (CAI). These grants typically are for projects that provide for services addressing mental health and substance use needs to be delivered in new ways, involving partnerships across different sectors of society.  CAI’s next funding cycle is focused on: Service innovations that target families with children in the household where one or more members is facing a mental health, substance use problem and/or unhealed trauma. Service innovations are to be delivered through the context of increasing connections to culture and/or spirituality. If you are looking for much needed funds for your community’s mental health and substance use projects, don’t miss this webinar!

To register, please email registration@fnhda.ca and provide your name, title/position, community/organization, and how you will be joining the webinar – via computer webinar (using Adobe Connect) or video conference. We will email you details about connecting to the webinar by computer webinar or video conference.

Click here to learn more about CAI’s latest grant cycle and read the CAI FAQ’s

 


UBC Learning Circle Webinars

Check out the exciting (and free!) line-up of UBC Learning Circle sessions delivered by video conference and computer webinar:

  • Nov 20 | 10 am to 12 noon – Healthy Eating for Wellness, Chronic Disease Prevention & Management
  • Nov 21 | 10 am to 12 pm –  Honouring our Babies: Safe Sleep Cards & Guide workshop for service providers and health practitioners who work with First Nations and families and their babies. Presented by Perinatal Services BC.
  • Nov 26 | 10 am to 12 pm – Trauma-Informed Practice with Indigenous Children and Youth
  • Nov 28 | 10 am to 12 pm – Grief & Loss with the Balance Wheel. Presented by Indian Residential School Survivors Society.
  • Dec 3 | 10 am to 12 pm – Traditional Foods. Presented by First Nations Health Authority.

To register, click here. For more information, visit the UBC Learning Circle website at http://learningcircle.ubc.ca or http://aboriginalhealth.med.ubc.ca/

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The nominations for the 2018 FNHDA Inspiration Awards are now open!

Please review full Inspiration Award Guidelines and submit a Nomination Form today! Now is your chance to nominate an exceptional First Nations Health Director/Lead who is doing extraordinary work in our communities. To be eligible for consideration, nominees must be a FNHDA Member in good standing with the Association. All nominations are kept confidential to […]

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Register Today for FNHDA Lateral Kindness Train-the-Trainer Sessions

The First Nations Health Directors Association is hosting an intensive 3-day Lateral Kindness Train the Trainer session in each region. In February 2017, the First Nations Health Governance Partners (FNHC, FNHA and FNHDA) signed a joint Declaration of Commitment: Lateral Kindness. The FNHDA lateral kindness training sessions are an exciting step to put into action […]

Jun. 20

The nominations for the 2017 FNHDA Inspiration Awards are now open!

Please review full Inspiration Award Guidelines and submit a Nomination Form today! Now is your chance to nominate an exceptional First Nations Health Director/Lead who is doing extraordinary work in our communities. To be eligible for consideration, nominees must be a FNHDA Member in good standing with the Association. All nominations are kept confidential to […]

Jun. 20

Introducing the FNHDA Senior Specialist for Member Services and Programs

The First Nations Health Directors Association (FNHDA) is extremely pleased to announce that Jeanine Lynxleg has joined the Shared Secretariat as the Senior Specialist, Member Services and Programs. Jeanine has accepted a one-year secondment from her position as the FNHA Fraser Salish Regional Manager. We would like to take a moment to introduce this new […]

Jan. 26

Registration Is Selling Out! Best of Both Worlds Forum: Dimensions of Quality, Indigenous Perspectives

On March 1 First Nations Health Directors will join FNHA and provincial quality partners, clinicians and other allies to examine how Indigenous concepts of health and wellness can be reflected within FNHA, First Nations and provincial quality frameworks. This pre-conference event will offer four streams of interactive workshops including: cultural safety and humility, quality 101, […]

Jan. 26

Announcing 20 Youth & Elder Scholarships!

In partnership with the FNHDA, the BC Patient Safety and Quality Council and First Nations Health Authority are excited to announce 20 youth/Elder scholarships to attend Best of Both Worlds and the BC Quality Forum. Why scholarships? Including the voices of Elders and youth is essential to determining what matters most to our clients when […]