Family Preservation

Family Preservation and Reunification Program

Participant Prerequisite:   Aboriginal parents with an open file with the Ministry of Children and Family Development.


Program Description

kwenanlatel intensive parent support program iconThe Family Preservation and Reunification Program provides support for families with low to moderate risks and less complex needs. The Family Preservation Worker works collaboratively with tthe Client in cases of self-referral and with the client and Social Worker in cases of MCFD referrals. The Family Preservation Worker works with the client to create a Services Plan which includes developing goals and create activities to assist in reducing risks and strengthening families. The servics are provided through: 1-1 sessions, in-home sessions, outreach and referrals to appropriate community resources.

This program accepts self-referrals, referrals from other professionals and MCFD referrals.  Download Referral Form.mcfd referral form download


Philosophy

program icon box The philosophy of this program is to provide Aboriginal families with the opportunity to lower the risks identified in the Family Plan in order to return children to a safe and healthy home environment. If reunification is not possible the program will work towards preserving the child's connection to their family of origin and/or community


Needs Addressed

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• Social and emotional support
• Housing
• Mental health
• Addictions
• ICM support
• Relationship challenges / Domestic violence

Program Services

program icon orcaThe program provides supports to lower risks identified on the Family Plan through outreach services, in home visits and referrals to appropriate community resources.







Goals

program icon wolf• The reunification of the family unit
• All Aboriginal children will grow up in a safe and healthy environment
• Aboriginal families remain connected to their family of origin.



Outcomes

program icon salmon• Increase access to formal and informal support to Aboriginal families in order to reunite families and prevent the need for further protection.
• Participants will gain an increased understanding of the risks / behaviours that impact the safety of their children.
• To decrease the number of Aboriginal children in care by addressing risk and ultimately working towards family reunification


All Programs

KWEN'AN'LATEL  |  WALKING TOGETHER
Intensive Parent Support Program

FAMILY DEVELOPMENT RESPONSE
In-Home Support Program

L, KI, L  (LTH,KEE,L)  |  CONFIDENCE
Child and Youth Mental Health Program

NIL YEK OLs  |  HER HOPE
Sexual Abuse Intervention Program

JOURNEYS OF THE HEART
Cultural Learning Program

SUPPORTIVE ACCESS
Supportive Access Program

FAMILY PRESERVATION
Family Preservation



MCFD Referred Programs

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»   Intensive Parent Support
»   Sexual Abuse Intervention



Your Rights & Responsbilities

As a Community member you have certain Rights and Responsibilites while participating in the Programs at Hulitan. These commitments help our staff and you, to be successful.



Code of Ethics

All counselors abide by two Codes of Ethics, the Traditional Native Code of Ethics, as well as, the British Columbia Association of Social Workers Code of Ethics.



Grievance Policy & Appeals

The Society maintains a , Grievance Policy and Appeals Process by which a client can file a grievance, without any retaliation or barriers to services. All concerns are important to us.



Family Preservation Team
Contacts

intensive parent support program link

FAMILY PRESERVATION WORKER
Shannon Campbell

scampbell@hulitan.ca


FAMILY PRESERVATION WORKER
Katlin Costello

kcostello@hulitan.ca