In December of 2018, our Agency created four half time IPS positions. Currently, these staff are working with 9 youth and are building permanency for them.
Second Collaborative Practice Facilitator
Contract with Alia Innovations
In August of 2018, our Agency entered into a formal partnership with Alia Innovations to [details]
Annual Conference 2
Amelia Franck-Meyer and Dr. Debi Grebenik (of Alia Innovations) returned to Brandon to teach our staff and community partners about grief, loss, and trauma. Amelia and Debi also spoke about how these concepts were particularly relevant for children in care and offered insights into how we can better understand the behaviours we see.
Collaborative Practice Facilitator
In October of 2017, we created the specialized position of Collaborative Practice Facilitator.
Mentor Development Training
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Annual Conference 1
Amelia Franck-Meyer spoke to our staff and community partners about the importance of establishing lifelong connections for youth, particularly those that are in Agency care.
Intensive Permanency Services Summit
Seattle DR Conference
In 2015, our team attended a DR Conference in Minneapolis. Here, we heard from Amelia Franck-Meyer (CEO of Alia Innovations), who shared her message about the need to build lifelong connections with our children in care. It is here that our partnership with Amelia and Alia Innovations began.
Provided extensive training to our front line and supervisory staff.
Vail DR Conference
In October of 2013, our Agency was fortunate to attend our first DR conference in Vail. Further, it was here where we met David Mandel (CEO of the Safe and Together Institute). It was here where we began learning about the Safe and Together principles and the importance of partnering with survivors in cases involving domestic abuse in order to enhance the safety and well-being of children.