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Culture as Treatment Symposium

Closing the Circle: Youth and Families Journey to Wellness

May 29-30, 2014
Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health, 299 Montreal Road, Ottawa, ON
Individual Registration
$300 Per Day or $500 For Both Days
Register Online Now
 http://www.wabano.com/events/wabano-events/culture-as-treatment-symposium/
New Group Registration Rates! Group of 5 for $2250 or 10 for $4000
“This symposium was extremely beneficial on every level. Thank you … great team, great food, and a great experience.” –Symposium Attendee Sept 2013

FULL SESSION DESCRIPTIONS

FEATURED GUEST SPEAKERS:

Martin Brokenleg (Lakota), Ed.D., Co-founder of the Circle of Courage, International Presenter for Reclaiming Youth International, Emeritus Professor, the Vancouver School of Theology Sheila Watt-Cloutier (Inuk), Canadian Inuit Activist, Nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize Maria Campbell (Métis), Elder, Writer, Playwright, and Teacher … For all speakers go to Symposium Speaker Bios

 TRAINING TOPICS INCLUDE:

  • Aboriginal Family Structures Pre- and Post- Colonization
  • Historical Trauma and Impacts on Aboriginal Youth and Families
  • The importance of Culture, Environment, and Language in the Wellbeing of Aboriginal Youth and Families
  • Youth Resiliency: Cultural and Spiritual Needs
  • Working with Aboriginal Youth and Families within Child Welfare, Public Schools, Health Care, and Criminal Justice Systems
  • Understanding Aboriginal Wellness Model
  • … For all agenda items go to Symposium Agenda
 WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

Addictions, mental health, and health care professionals, teachers, police officers, judges, prosecutors, defense attorneys, child and youth workers, child protection workers, and post-secondary students

who:
  • Work with Aboriginal youth and their families and/or would like to incorporate culturally-safe practices into their services
  • Want to understand the issues that impact wellness of Aboriginal youth in Canada and learn about Aboriginal concepts of health and healing
Cynthia Ashkewe
613-748-0657 ext 311
cashkewe@wabano.com
http://www.wabano.com/events/wabano-events/culture-as-treatment-symposium/

This entry was posted on Monday, May 5th, 2014 at 1:59 pm.