Family Preservation

Reunification of Families

Participant Prerequisite:   Aboriginal parents referred by the Ministry of Children and Family Development.


Program Description

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The Family Preservation  worker  provides  services for families  who are working on their goals  as identified by their MCFD created family plan.

 

 



This program operates under a closed in intake MCFD referral process.  Download Referral Form.mcfd referral form download


Philosophy

program icon box The philosophy of this program is to provide Urban Aboriginal parents access to professional supports and services that respects the different ways of being and doing..


Needs Addressed

program icon eagleAboriginal families, who are experiencing Ministry involvement due to challenges in parenting, including:

• Social and emotional support
• Addiction education
• Domestic violence education
• Parenting observation / feedback
• Housing / Life Skills
• Mental health
•Neglect of Children
•Mediation support
•ICM meeting
•Court support
•Referrals to other community services

Program Services

program icon orcaThe Family Development Response worker visits the family's home and works collaboratively with the family to develope goals and activities to reduce risks identified by MCFD amd to provides information from an Aboriginal perspective on the following topics:

• Addictions & Parenting
• Trauma & Parenting
• Communication Skills and Boundary Setting
• Breaking the Cycle of Violence
• Grief & Loss
• Positive Parenting & Child Development
• Life Skills
• Nutrition
• Self-Care & Identity


Goals

program icon wolf• Increased parenting skills among Aboriginal families
• All Aboriginal children will grow up in a safe and healthy environment
• Aboriginal families remain connected to their family of origin and are aware of their cultural identity.


Outcomes

program icon salmon• Participants skills and awareness will increase to effectively parent their children.
• Participants will gain an increased understanding of the risks / behaviours that impact the safety of their children.


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 Program
Supportive Access Program



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 Bamford

kbamford@hulitan.ca