Touchstones of Hope - Timeline

2017

  • January 10-11, 2017

    Touchstones of Hope Train the trainer with the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs 

2016

2015

2014

2013

  • May, 2013

    Train the trainer with Foxvalley Counselling Services in Regina, Saskatchewan

  • April 24-25, 2013

    Touchstones of Hope regional session in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan with First Nations child and family service agencies, the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations and the Ministry of Social Services

2012

2011

  • October 11, 2011

    Touchstones of Hope Tool Kit Information session with Canadian Paediatric Society

  • July, 2011
  • June 24, 2011

    Touchstones workshop with the Ontario Association of Children's Aid Societies in Toronto, Ontario

  • June 14-15, 2011

    Community session in Kamloops, British Columbia

  • April 27-28, 2011

    Touchstones workshop with the Ontario Association of Children's Aid Societies in Toronto, Ontario

  • April 13-14, 2011

    Train the trainer session with the Voices of Experience panel in Kamloops, British Columbia

  • February 16-17, 2011

    Touchstones Information session with the Voices of Experience Panel in Kamloops, British Columbia

  • February, 2011

2010

  • December, 2010

    In their 2011 report, the Saskatchewan Child Welfare Review Panel lists the Touchstones of Hope as a recommendation for guiding child welfare in the province

  • November 2-3, 2010

    Northern BC Touchstones Community Session with Haida Child & Family Services in Haida Gwaii, British Columbia

  • October 6-7, 2010

    Northern BC Touchstones Community Session with Nisga’a Child and Family Services in Terrace, British Columbia

  • August 11, 18 & 21, 2010

    Touchstones workshop with Kids Help Phone in Toronto, Ontario and Montreal, Quebec

  • August, 2010

    Start of a Touchstones reconciliation process in child welfare in the United States, led by National Indian Child Welfare League of America (NICWA) and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation

  • April 7-10, 2010

    Northern BC Touchstones Community Session with Northwest Inter-Nation Family & Community Services in Terrace, British Columbia

  • February 11-12, 2010

    Northern BC Touchstones Community Session with Carrier Sekani Family Services in Prince George, British Columbia

2009

  • 2009

    Presentations to Schools of Social Work and other faculties on the Touchstones of Hope in Canada and abroad

    Creation of the Touchstones of Hope Bachelor of Social Work curriculum by Dr. Cindy Blackstock and Touchstones for Youth, 2-module curricula by Melanie Ferris and Tee Copenace

  • November 25-26, 2009

    Northern BC Touchstones Community Session with Nezul Be Hunuyeh Child and Family Services Society Fort St. James, BC

  • July 13-16, 2009

    Train the trainer session Prince George, British Columbia

  • May 6-8, 2009

    Youth train the trainer session, Ottawa, Ontario

  • March 20-21, 2009

    Touchstones youth workshop in Winnipeg, Manitoba

  • February 25-27, 2009

    Touchstones train the trainer session for women in Montreal, Quebec

  • February 3-5, 2009

    Learning Symposium on the Touchstones in Toronto, Ontario

2008

  • 2008

    Presentations to Schools of Social Work and other faculties on the Touchstones of Hope in Canada and abroad

    Creation of CD for the train-the-trainer sessions with resources to host Touchstones community session

  • December 2-4, 2008

    Train the trainer session for women in Vancouver, British Columbia

  • November 22-24, 2008

    Train the trainer session in Sault Ste Marie, Ontario

  • October 25, 2008

    Touchstones Workshop at the Ontario Federation of Indian Friendship Centre’s Annual Youth Forum in Barrie, Ontario

  • October 15-16, 2008

    Northern BC Touchstones regional session in Prince Rupert, British Columbia

  • July 8-10, 2008

    Train the trainer session for women in Truro, Nova Scotia

  • March 28-30, 2008

    Train the trainer session for women in Kazabazua, Quebec

2007

2006

2005

  • October 26-28, 2005

    Reconciliation: Looking Back Reaching Forward Conference