Entries by Marshall Watson

Research Bulletin August 2017: Child welfare, mental health, social change

This is the first iteration of the new and improved Federation research bulletins. This member service reviews and shares research that explains, analyzes and addresses issues related to what’s going on in our province—the topics we care about and the things affecting Federation members. The Federation team has been tracking research, analyses, and evaluations that can inform service […]

Leadership 2020 updates: new cohort, new program, new website

Last week in this space I briefly touched on some new developments with the Leadership 2020 program. This week, I want to go into more detail about what the future holds for The Federation’s custom-built leadership development program. Program Background The Leadership 2020 program began over five years ago. It was The Federation’s response to what […]

Project Updates: MCFD Contracting, CLBC Funding Guide, Caregiver Screening Standards, and the Leadership 2020 Program

This space is often devoted to The Federation’s goals, our strategic priorities, and our responses to the news and issues that affect our members. And many of these goals and priorities involve shifting attitudes—the attitudes of our political leaders, government staff, the general public, and those we work with in the social services sector. To […]

Read The Federation’s 2016-17 Annual Report

The Federation’s mission is to be a catalyst for positive change to British Columbia’s social policies and community programs. This year’s Annual Report reflects that goal and details the many ways we have been working toward it. You can read about initiatives and activities focused on influencing social policy development including our tireless work to […]