6/9/2022: Member Support and Information Recap

This month’s Member Support and Information Exchange Meeting covered The Federation’s June Conference & AGM, new Workplace Learning Coach positions, CYSN Engagement, board fatigue, contract language, and results of the member survey regarding engagement with MCFD. Member Support and Information E ...Read More

5/12/2022: Member Support and Information Recap

This month’s Member Support and Information Exchange Meeting covered Supervision Training opportunities, child and family legislation reform, BC budget consultations, Family Resource Programs, and CYSN transformation. Member Support and Information Exchange meetings are held on the 2nd Thursday of ev ...Read More

4/14/2022: Member Support and Information Recap

This month’s Member Support and Information Exchange meeting focused on a number of important topics—Admin and Technology Costs, Policy Sharing, Mask Mandates and included a guest presentation on the MCFD Social Work Oversight Engagement process. You can find a summary of the member discussion below. Membe ...Read More

3/10/2022: Member Support and Information Recap

This month’s Member Support and Information Exchange meeting focused on a number of important topics—ECE wage subsidies, HR resources, recruitment and retention funding, CFCSA Act reform and more. You can find a summary of the member discussion, facilitation by Associate Executive Director Rebecca At ...Read More

2/10/2022: Member Support and Information Recap

The topic for this Member Support and Information Exchange meeting was Organizational Wellness. We spoke about how members and their staff are faring, asked questions, and raised some issues. This topic was chosen in response to member concerns about individual and organizational wellness and how it relate ...Read More

1/27/2022: Member Support and Information Recap

This second meeting in January was arranged in response to feedback from the last meeting and recent regional meetings. Based on members’ requests, we facilitated a discussion around promising practices for creating safety plans and continuity plans. We were pleased to welcome Fiona Senyk from the Communit ...Read More

1/13/2022: Member Support and Information Recap

Hello Federation Members, Thank you for joining us for another Member Support and Information Exchange call. This was our first meeting of the new year and found us once again having to respond to ever-changing COVID-19 variants. As such, this meeting was intended to make space for what was top of mind for ...Read More

11/18/2021: Member Support and Information Recap

Hello Federation Members, Thank you for joining us for another Member Support and Information Exchange call. We were pleased to be joined by Aaryn Secker of the Canadian Mental Health Association, BC Division (CMHA BC) to provide an overview of the Workplace Mental Wellness Hub for BC and to talk about me ...Read More

10/28/2021: Member Support and Information Recap

Hello Federation Members, Thank you for joining us for another Member Support and Information Exchange call. The Federation was happy to have some non-members participate in this call as well! The goal of these meetings is to support you, our members, and to surface your policy and practice concerns, ques ...Read More

10/14/2021: Member Support and Information Recap

Hello Federation Members, Thank you for joining us for another Member Support and Information Exchange call. As most of you know, Sherry Sinclair (who usually hosts these meetings) has left The Federation but has asked us to pass along a message: “Sherry wishes you all a very fond farewell and wishes each ...Read More