Instructor-Led In-Person and Video Conference Sessions

At the SFFA, we provide the highest quality, comprehensive training free of charge to foster carers and carers in assessment. We also offer training to individuals and organization trainees for a modest fee.

Check the calendar below for upcoming training opportunties.

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Tuesday, July 23, 2024

The Saskatchewan Foster Families Association provides assistance to the Ministry of Social Services to ensure all foster parents across Saskatchewan have completed their provincially mandated training.
Free for SFFA Members; Registration fee may apply for non-members.

Trust-based Relational Intervention® (TBRI®) Caregiver Training

Saturday, September 07, 2024

TBRI is an evidence based practice that meets the needs of the “whole child”. It is an approach to caregiving that is developmentally respectful, responsive to trauma, and attachment-based. TBRI is effective because it is founded in research, theory, and experience and by applying these principles, TBRI helps a child or youth return to a natural developmental trajectory.
Free for SFFA Members; Registration fee may apply for non-members.

Trauma Competent Caregiver

Saturday, September 21, 2024

Becoming a Trauma Competent Caregiver is a training session to increase competency and sensitivity in caring for children with a traumatic history.
Free for SFFA Members; Registration fee may apply for non-members.

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Wednesday, September 25, 2024

The Saskatchewan Foster Families Association provides assistance to the Ministry of Social Services to ensure all foster parents across Saskatchewan have completed their provincially mandated training.
Free for SFFA Members; Registration fee may apply for non-members.

Deep Dive into Trauma Competent Care

Thursday, September 26, 2024

This two-day training session benefits various learners, from parents to educators, empowering them to provide trauma-informed care.
Free for SFFA Members; Registration fee may apply for non-members.

Risks, Trends and Prevention of Online Child Sexual Violence

Friday, September 27, 2024

Learn trauma impact, child safety, resilience, emotion regulation, and essential connections for effective child protection at our event.
Free for SFFA Members; Registration fee may apply for non-members.

Building for the Future... Social Event

Friday, September 27, 2024

Get to know Foster Families from around Saskatchewan and enjoy a night of appetizers, drinks and live music provided by Branded Honey.
Free for SFFA Members; Registration fee may apply for non-members.

Building for the Future, 2024 SFFA Provincial Conference

Saturday, September 28, 2024

Visit the 2024 SFFA Provincial Conference website for more details
Free for SFFA Members; Registration fee may apply for non-members.

Building for the Future... Keynote Address

Saturday, September 28, 2024

Join us for our Conference kickoff with a keynote address from John Lagimodiere of ACS Aboriginal Consulting Services on the topic of Indigenous Awareness.
Free for SFFA Members; Registration fee may apply for non-members.

Building for the Future... Breakout Sessions 1

Saturday, September 28, 2024

Choose from a range of informative breakout sessions for this morning training opportunity.
Free for SFFA Members; Registration fee may apply for non-members.

Building for the Future... Breakout Sessions 2

Saturday, September 28, 2024

Choose from a range of informative breakout sessions for this afternoon training opportunity.
Free for SFFA Members; Registration fee may apply for non-members.

Building for the Future... Breakout Sessions 3

Saturday, September 28, 2024

Choose from a range of informative breakout sessions for this afternoon training opportunity.
Free for SFFA Members; Registration fee may apply for non-members.

Building for the Future... Gala & Awards Ceremony

Saturday, September 28, 2024

Join us for our Conference Gala and Awards Ceremony!
Free for SFFA Members; Registration fee may apply for non-members.

Trauma Competent Caregiver

Saturday, October 19, 2024

Becoming a Trauma Competent Caregiver is a training session to increase competency and sensitivity in caring for children with a traumatic history.
Free for SFFA Members; Registration fee may apply for non-members.

Trust-based Relational Intervention® (TBRI®) Caregiver Training

Saturday, November 02, 2024

TBRI is an evidence based practice that meets the needs of the “whole child”. It is an approach to caregiving that is developmentally respectful, responsive to trauma, and attachment-based. TBRI is effective because it is founded in research, theory, and experience and by applying these principles, TBRI helps a child or youth return to a natural developmental trajectory.
Free for SFFA Members; Registration fee may apply for non-members.

Trauma Competent Caregiver

Saturday, November 16, 2024

Becoming a Trauma Competent Caregiver is a training session to increase competency and sensitivity in caring for children with a traumatic history.
Free for SFFA Members; Registration fee may apply for non-members.

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Thursday, November 21, 2024

The Saskatchewan Foster Families Association provides assistance to the Ministry of Social Services to ensure all foster parents across Saskatchewan have completed their provincially mandated training.
Free for SFFA Members; Registration fee may apply for non-members.

Grief & Loss Session by Deb Mooney

Begins: Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Deb will cover topics related to Grief & Loss surrounding children entering and exiting care and effects on caregivers and family members.

Trauma Competent Caregiver

Begins: Saturday, June 08, 2024

Becoming a Trauma Competent Caregiver is a training session to increase competency and sensitivity in caring for children with a traumatic history.

Trust-based Relational Intervention® (TBRI®) Caregiver Training

Begins: Saturday, June 01, 2024

TBRI is an evidence based practice that meets the needs of the “whole child”. It is an approach to caregiving that is developmentally respectful, responsive to trauma, and attachment-based. TBRI is effective because it is founded in research, theory, and experience and by applying these principles, TBRI helps a child or youth return to a natural developmental trajectory.

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Begins: Wednesday, May 29, 2024

The Saskatchewan Foster Families Association provides assistance to the Ministry of Social Services to ensure all foster parents across Saskatchewan have completed their provincially mandated training.

Trauma Competent Caregiver

Begins: Saturday, May 11, 2024

Becoming a Trauma Competent Caregiver is a training session to increase competency and sensitivity in caring for children with a traumatic history.

Trust-based Relational Intervention® (TBRI®) Caregiver Training

Begins: Saturday, April 06, 2024

TBRI is an evidence based practice that meets the needs of the “whole child”. It is an approach to caregiving that is developmentally respectful, responsive to trauma, and attachment-based. TBRI is effective because it is founded in research, theory, and experience and by applying these principles, TBRI helps a child or youth return to a natural developmental trajectory.

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Begins: Monday, March 25, 2024

The Saskatchewan Foster Families Association provides assistance to the Ministry of Social Services to ensure all foster parents across Saskatchewan have completed their provincially mandated training.

Trauma Competent Caregiver

Begins: Saturday, March 16, 2024

Becoming a Trauma Competent Caregiver is a training session to increase competency and sensitivity in caring for children with a traumatic history.

Parent Life Guard Training

Begins: Wednesday, February 28, 2024

The Saskatchewan Foster Families Association is excited to offer caregiver’s an opportunity to participate in Parent Life Guard Training. The Lifesaving Society provides parent lifeguard training to educate caregivers on the dangers of water and what to do to stay safe around water with the children in your care.

Parent Life Guard Training

Begins: Tuesday, February 27, 2024

The Saskatchewan Foster Families Association is excited to offer caregiver’s an opportunity to participate in Parent Life Guard Training. The Lifesaving Society provides parent lifeguard training to educate caregivers on the dangers of water and what to do to stay safe around water with the children in your care.

Theraplay Pediatric Services

Begins: Thursday, February 22, 2024

Join David Ambrose, Occupational Therapist, as he describes how Theraplay provides individual occupational therapy treatment to children with a focus on self-regulation.

Theraplay Pediatric Services

Begins: Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Join David Ambrose, Occupational Therapist, as he describes how Theraplay provides individual occupational therapy treatment to children with a focus on sensory processing.

Trauma Competent Caregiver

Begins: Saturday, February 10, 2024

Becoming a Trauma Competent Caregiver is a training session to increase competency and sensitivity in caring for children with a traumatic history.

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Begins: Wednesday, January 24, 2024

The Saskatchewan Foster Families Association provides assistance to the Ministry of Social Services to ensure all foster parents across Saskatchewan have completed their provincially mandated training.

Opioid Poisoning Response

Begins: Monday, January 22, 2024

With widely increasing numbers of opioid poisonings across Canada , St. John Ambulance is offering this critical, online training program to support all Canadians seeking nasal naloxone administration training.

Opioid Poisoning Response

Begins: Monday, January 22, 2024

With widely increasing numbers of opioid poisonings across Canada , St. John Ambulance is offering this critical, online training program to support all Canadians seeking nasal naloxone administration training.

Trauma Competent Caregiver

Begins: Saturday, January 20, 2024

Becoming a Trauma Competent Caregiver is a training session to increase competency and sensitivity in caring for children with a traumatic history.

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Begins: Wednesday, November 29, 2023

The Saskatchewan Foster Families Association provides assistance to the Ministry of Social Services to ensure all foster parents across Saskatchewan have completed their provincially mandated training.

Grief & Loss Session by Deb Mooney

Begins: Monday, November 27, 2023

Deb will cover topics related to Grief & Loss surrounding children entering and exiting care and effects on caregivers and family members.

Trauma Competent Caregiver

Begins: Saturday, November 25, 2023

Becoming a Trauma Competent Caregiver is a training session to increase competency and sensitivity in caring for children with a traumatic history.

Trauma Competent Caregiver

Begins: Saturday, October 21, 2023

Becoming a Trauma Competent Caregiver is a training session to increase competency and sensitivity in caring for children with a traumatic history.

Trauma Competent Caregiver

Begins: Saturday, September 30, 2023

Becoming a Trauma Competent Caregiver is a training session to increase competency and sensitivity in caring for children with a traumatic history.

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Begins: Tuesday, September 19, 2023

The Saskatchewan Foster Families Association provides assistance to the Ministry of Social Services to ensure all foster parents across Saskatchewan have completed their provincially mandated training.

Domestic Abuse Awareness

Begins: Tuesday, September 19, 2023

The SFFA is pleased to welcome Joan McDonald as she shares information regarding domestic abuse.

Domestic Abuse Awareness

Begins: Wednesday, September 13, 2023

The SFFA is pleased to welcome Joan McDonald as she shares information regarding domestic abuse.

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Begins: Monday, August 14, 2023

The Saskatchewan Foster Families Association provides assistance to the Ministry of Social Services to ensure all foster parents across Saskatchewan have completed their provincially mandated training.

Parent Life Guard Training

Begins: Tuesday, July 25, 2023

The Saskatchewan Foster Families Association is excited to offer caregiver’s an opportunity to participate in Parent Life Guard Training. The Lifesaving Society provides parent lifeguard training to educate caregivers on the dangers of water and what to do to stay safe around water with the children in your care.

Trauma Competent Caregiver

Begins: Saturday, June 10, 2023

Becoming a Trauma Competent Caregiver is a training session to increase competency and sensitivity in caring for children with a traumatic history.

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Begins: Wednesday, May 24, 2023

The Saskatchewan Foster Families Association provides assistance to the Ministry of Social Services to ensure all foster parents across Saskatchewan have completed their provincially mandated training.

Trauma Competent Caregiver

Begins: Saturday, May 13, 2023

Becoming a Trauma Competent Caregiver is a training session to increase competency and sensitivity in caring for children with a traumatic history.

Trauma Competent Caregiver

Begins: Saturday, April 29, 2023

Becoming a Trauma Competent Caregiver is a training session to increase competency and sensitivity in caring for children with a traumatic history.

Parent Life Guard Training

Begins: Thursday, April 20, 2023

The Saskatchewan Foster Families Association is excited to offer caregiver’s an opportunity to participate in Parent Life Guard Training. The Lifesaving Society provides parent lifeguard training to educate caregivers on the dangers of water and what to do to stay safe around water with the children in your care.