Indigenous Perspectives Society

Designated Band Representative Training


Designated Band Representative Training offers participants an opportunity to review the role of the Designated Band Representative as described in the Child and Family Community Services Act (CFCSA) and the Child and Family Community Services Regulations. The relevant sections of the legislation, rules and regulations will be examined. The Designated Band Representative will consider how their function may be utilized to promote the safety and well-being of children and to ensure that the rights of children to culture and community are respected and upheld by the Court.

This two day training course delivers curriculum that is structured to reflect the roles of the Designated Band Representative and apply knowledge gained to support the rights of the children.

Training Outcomes:

  • Introduction to the CFCSA
  • Roles & Responsibilities of the Designated Band Representative
  • Court Notices
  • Applying the CFCSA to court proceedings
  • Definitions of Abuse and Neglect
  • Support Services and Out of Care Options

Upcoming Designated Band Representative Training:

Date: TBA
Cost: TBA
Location: TBA

*Participants are responsible for their own travel and accommodation

Tuition receipts are available on request

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For more information contact:
Michele Oatman | Ext. 221
T: 250.391.0007