FAMILY RESOURCE NETWORK MEETINGS & UPDATES

PLEASE NOTE:
ALIGN Bi-Weekly Communication Zoom Gathering are finished and there will be no further meetings. If you have any inquires please contact  [email protected]

ALIGN and Children’s Services hosted these Communication meetings to provide a forum to support organizations to communicate with each other; as well as problem-solve together.This platform was intended to support agencies to streamline communications with other Providers with in the the Provincial Family Resource Networks (FRNs).

Final Recording, Documents & Videos
FRN Recording March 18, 2021
FRN Powerpoint Presentation March 4, 2021
FRN Powerpoint Presentation Feb.18, 2021
FRN Powerpoint Presentation Feb 4, 2021
Youtube Video re: FRN Portal Jan 25, 2021
PowerPoint FRN ALIGN January 25, 2021

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 time 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:

Provincial Family Resource Networks (FRNs) deliver high quality prevention and early intervention services and supports for children aged 0 to 18. Networks provide a range of services and supports that focus on strengthening parenting and caregiving knowledge, social support, coping and problem-solving skills, access to community supports and resources, improving child and youth development, building resiliency and fostering well-being. Through a ‘hub and spoke’ model of service delivery, Networks (hubs) will coordinate the prevention and early intervention services in all geographic areas and in various cultural communities across the province – either directly or through collaborative partnerships with qualified service agencies or providers (spokes). Find a network in your area.

 

Also See Sector News & Resources Early Childhood/Intervention

Sector News

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