GGFN Youth Program Presentation October 2012

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October 20, 2012

YOUTH PROGRAM George Gordon First Nation Community Based Program Terry-Lynn McNab Health Portfolio

GGFN Children’s Programs Priority 1 Children’s Programs • Children’s Programs Objectives Objective 4 Gordon FN will integrate and expand existing programs to increase community knowledge and support - targeting Youth and adolescents

GGFN Children’s Programs Priority 1 Children’s Programs • Children’s Programs Activities/Outputs – Alternative after-school programs – Wellness programs addressing language, culture, ceremonial and traditional teachings – Involve Elders to provide guidance to youth in traditional, ceremonial, cultural activities and events – Youth crime preventions programs

GGFN Children’s Programs Priority 1 Children’s Programs • Children’s Programs Activities/Outputs – Mentoring program – Summer Camp – the Family Wellness Centre will enable access to programs and services designed to engage the entire family

GGFN Children’s Programs Priority 1 Children’s Programs • Children’s Programs Resources – Youth Wellness Counsellor – Family Wellness Coordinator – Family Wellness Counsellor – CHR/CHN – Minor Sports – Social Development Programs – NCBR

GGFN Children’s Programs Priority 1 Children’s Programs • Children’s Programs Success Indicators (Outcomes) – Mentoring numbers – Program visibility evidence (posters, brochures, newsletter) – >40% of youth are engaged in the wellness programs and report high satisfaction

GGFN Children’s Programs Priority 1 Children’s Programs • Data Requirements – Participation numbers – Education and crime statistics (e.g. % graduation) – Measures of cultural awareness – Number of community referrals to engage the youth to be involved in programs designed for the entire family

GGFN Children’s Programs GGFN Community Based Programming • Restoring Harmony through Holistic Teaching – the four components of holistic teachings for our youth, will lead to the development of a healthy community and address various social issues • addiction, suicide, family dynamics and mental health issues that negatively affect our First Nation

GGFN Children’s Programs GGFN Community Based Programming • Restoring Harmony through Holistic Teaching – the four components of holistic teachings for our youth, will lead to the development of a healthy community and address various social issues

GGFN Children’s Programs Restoring Harmony through Holistic Teaching Spiritual Aspect • Cultural Teachings – Program Content will include networking with Elders and other community members that are knowledgeable in various aspects of Traditions and Culture. Other activities will include Language Classes, Dancing and Singing, Teachings on Gender Roles, Feasts, Spirituality and Ceremonies.

GGFN Children’s Programs Restoring Harmony through Holistic Teaching Physical Aspect • Sports and Recreation Program – A structured program will enable youth to participate in a variety of sports not typically offered in the community and will include recreational activities such as music, drama and creative writing

GGFN Children’s Programs Restoring Harmony through Holistic Teaching Emotional Aspect – Program Content will include referrals to the Family Wellness Cordinator/Counsellor for youth experiencing emotional issues – talking circles that will enable youth to discuss issues that are important to them – various mentors that will cover a variety of topics relevant to GGFN’s social issues

GGFN Children’s Programs Restoring Harmony through Holistic Teaching Mental Aspect • Wisdom and Logic – Arts and Tutoring Program

GGFN Children’s Programs Restoring Harmony through Holistic Teaching “These teachings are among the oldest teachings of First Nations people. The teachings found on the Medicine Wheel create a bio-psychosocial and spiritual foundation for human behaviour and interaction. The medicine wheel teachings are about walking the earth in a peaceful and good way, they assist in helping to seek; healthy minds, strong inner spirit, inner peace and strong healthy bodies”.

GGFN Children’s Programs MONTHLY ACTIVITIES MON Spiritual

TUES Emotional

WED Mental

THURS Physical

FRIDAY Youth Choice

WEEKEND

Language Classes - Family

Talking Circle Youth

Tutoring

Volleyball

Movie Night

Round Dance

Talking Circle Elder

Mentors/Gue Painting st Speaker

Photography

Cultural Protocol

Creative Writing

Open Gym

Singing Drumming

Drama

Sports Activities

Dancing

Music Lessons

Swimming

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