Path to Innovation

2018
2018

IPS Positions

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.

2018

Second Collaborative Practice Facilitator

2018

Contract with Alia Innovations

In August of 2018, our Agency entered into a formal partnership with Alia Innovations to [details]

2018

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.

2017
2017

Collaborative Practice Facilitator

In October of 2017, we created the specialized position of Collaborative Practice Facilitator.

2016
2016

Mentor Development Training

[details to come]

2016

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.

2016

Intensive Permanency Services Summit

2015
2015

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.

2014
2014

Training

Provided extensive training to our front line and supervisory staff.

2013
2013

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.

2009
2009

Signs of Safety DR Conference

[details to come]