February 2011 Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE FIRST NATIONS WELLNESS/ADDICTIONS COUNSELLOR CERTIFICATION BOARD WELCOMES A NEW PRESIDENT Vancouver, February 21, 2011 – The Board of Directors of the First Nations Wellness/Addictions Counsellor Certification Board is pleased to welcome its new President, Patrick Dumont Born in Niagara Falls Ontario on August 21, 1959, Patrick […]

September 2010 Press Release

THE NEED AND VALUE OF CULTURALLY RELEVANT ABORIGINAL PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION IN THE FIELD OF ADDICTIONS Vancouver, September 24, 2010 – The need for certification of First Nations, Inuit and Metis Addictions Counsellors has been underlined in various National Reports, Strategies and Policies and documents from major First Nations organisations, as part of a wider Aboriginal […]

July 2010 Press Release

NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY FROM THE FIRST NATIONS WELLNESS/ADDICTIONS COUNSELLOR CERTIFICATION BOARD Vancouver, July 26, 2010 – The First Nations Wellness/Addictions Counsellor Certification Board Annual General Assembly will take place on Friday August 13th, 2010, from 10:30 to noon, in the Tache Room of the Fort Garry Hotel, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The Fort Garry […]

May 2010 Press Release

NEW NATIONAL CONTACT INFORMATION FOR THE FIRST NATIONS WELLNESS/ADDICTIONS COUNSELLOR CERTIFICATION BOARD Vancouver, May 15, 2010 – The First Nations Wellness/Addictions Counsellor Certification Board is making important changes to facilitate its transition as a national organisation dedicated to the certification of First Nations Specialists in the field of wellness and addictions. New office premises are […]

March 2010 Press Release

THE FIRST NATIONS WELLNESS AND ADDICTIONS COUNSELLOR CERTIFICATION BOARD AND THE NICOLA VALLEY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY: UPHOLDING A COMMON COMMITMENT TO ABORIGINAL CULTURES AND TRADITIONS Vancouver, March 15, 2010 – After a rigorous examination of the program objectives, course content, and teaching methodology, the Education Council of the Nicola Valley institute of Technology has vetted […]

January 2010 Press Release

THE FIRST NATIONS WELLNESS/ADDICTIONS COUNSELLOR CERTIFICATION BOARD LAUNCHES ITS 2010 CANADA-WIDE APPLICATION CALL FOR INDIGENOUS CERTIFIED ADDICTIONS SPECIALIST CERTIFICATION Vancouver, January 4, 2010 – As the first Indigenous Certification Board focusing on the professional certification of First Nations, Metis and Inuit Wellness and addictions counsellors in Canada, the First Nations Wellness/Addictions Counsellor Certification Board is […]