FAMILY RESOURCE NETWORK MEETINGS & UPDATES

Join Us! Bi-Weekly Communication Gatherings for FRN

To All Alberta Family Resource Networks.
ALIGN invites you to participate in a Bi-Weekly Communication Zoom Gathering regarding the Provincial FRNs with other organizations in the province ALIGN and Children’s Services will host these Communication meetings to provide a forum to support organizations to communicate with each other; as well as problem-solve together. ALIGN will also be able to send direct communications through this platform to ensure that folks know what to do, i.e. follow AHS directions, etc. as well as receive feedback on how we can best support you. This platform is intended to support agencies to streamline communications with other Providers with in the the Provincial Family Resource Networks (FRNs).

Bi-Weekly Thursday 11:00AM – 12:00PM **
Please Note: Due to link issues with zoom we have re-scheduled the next meeting for Jan 25, 2021 01:00 PM and revised the link below.
Zoom Link https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81006865380
Contact [email protected] or 1.780.232.9199
with inquires
Sign Up for FRN Communication Gathering Newsletter
https://visitor.constantcontact.com/d.jsp?m=1131231812408&p=oi

Recent Recordings of FRN Communication Gathering Meetings
Recorded Meeting December 10, 2020: FRN Bi-Weekly Communication Gathering
Recorded Meeting November 26, 2020: FRN Bi-Weekly Communication Gathering

Documents/Presentations Materials FRN Communication Gathering Meetings
Document November 26, 2020 FRN Interface Between FRN’s and Child Intervention
PowerPoint October 29, 2020 CS FRN High-level Implementation Plan
PowerPoint May 20, 2020 CS Well Being and Resiliency Supporting Safe and Healthy Children and Families

Resource Referrals for FRN
PAX Tools™ improves cooperation and emotional and behavioural self-regulation, while having fun. As a result, adults and children/youth experience less stress and enjoy more tim
e together. What Is Pax Tools
PAX Tools & Facilitator Training

PPE
See PPE Index Tab for Ordering & Staff/Client Safety Resources

The Strength of Families and Connection Project Recommended ResourcesThe Strength of Families and Connection project aims to strengthen the capacity of child welfare workers, service providers and alternative caregivers to effectively prevent and respond to the needs of children and families in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

With the support of the Public Health Agency of Canada, the Child Welfare League of Canada has partnered with the Canadian Consortium on Child and Youth Trauma and the Canadian Foster Family Association to promote trauma-informed and equity focused responses to child maltreatment that encourage social inclusion, and connections to family, community and culture, mental health and child safety.
See Equity and trauma-informed tools for helping families through COVID-19.

COMMUNICATION GATHERING GROUP Q & A
Q and A’s for questions and concerns that were raised March 26 and 27 2020 from the Communication Gathering Groups March 2020

FRN ENGAGEMENT SESSION & PORTAL
FRN Q & A Engagement Sessions and FRN Portal

Data Collection
Video – FRN Data Collection System

Spokes and Hubs
Edmonton and surrounding area list of Hubs and Spokes Link:
Calgary and surrounding area list of Hubs and Spokes Link:

Sector News

ALIGN CONFERENCE 2021
WE’RE GOING VIRAL!

We have another exceptional line up of presenters who will stimulate our learning and enhance our ability to help children and families.

Fridays Jan. 15 – Feb 5, 2021
9AM – 11AM

Member Agency Careers Apply Now!

View Alberta human service sector career opportunities with ALIGN Member agencies.

Find career opportunities across the province in both non-profit and for-profit agencies and organizations serving vulnerable children and families.

Visit the Career Page now & apply!

Call To Action

Contribute to Special Issue Journal focusing on COVID-19/Child Welfare

Contribute To ALIGN’s CONNECTIONS Newsletter For Indigenous Children and Youth, and their Caregivers

Reminder to Members! Send in your agencies  training events and let ALIGN help you promote them.

ALIGN ASSOCIATION OF COMMUNITY SERVICES
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