Member Support & Information Exchange

When the COVID-19 pandemic struck, The Federation launched into action to support our members and BC’s community social services sector. Among other things, we held weekly meetings where Federation members could discuss policy and practice concerns, raise issues, make requests, and bring forward items to be addressed by our government partners.

Moving forward, these meetings will be held monthly and will expand to cover not only COVID-19 concerns but other topics and issues concerning Federation members.

A recap of each meeting and highlights of the main topics will be posted here for those members who were unable to attend and/or those who want to revisit the discussion or access resources or presentations that were shared. The schedule of the monthly Member Support & Information Exchange meetings can be found on our webinars page.

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Support 2 Practice Management to be offered virtually in April 2024

Overview Building on the learning and feedback through delivering Support to Practice Supervision (S2PS) to over 16 cohorts, the Federation, through facilitators Chris Burt and Gord Cote, is now piloting […]

SAJE | Strengthening Abilities and Journeys of Empowerment: Updates and Insights

The Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) is implementing new programs and expanding services and supports for youth and young adults with experience in government care. The Strengthening Abilities […]

11/10/2022: Member Support and Information Recap

Presentations 1. Public Sector Employers’ Council Secretariat We were first joined by Robert Pauliszyn, Executive Director, Public Sector Bargaining and Compensation with PSEC. Robert provided members with an overview and […]

10/13/2022: Member Support and Information Recap

Member Discussion A member brought up an issue regarding the cost increase of auditors. Request for information about auditors at a good rate. Other members echoed they are having similar […]

9/8/2022: Member Support and Information Recap

Member Discussion A member asked if anyone new approaches or changes to COVID protocol or vaccination status. Member shared COVID provision incorporated into communicable disease policy Member shared they interpret […]

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 […]

Accreditation Support

If you are looking for support for your virtual or in-person accreditation, we can help. The Federation has assembled a group of members who act as resource people to members currently undergoing or considering undergoing accreditation. To be connected with a resource person, please get in touch with catherine@fcssbc.ca. If you are a Federation member who has already undergone accreditation and are interested in supporting others, please get in touch with catherine@fcssbc.ca.