SERVICES

AWE SERIES

The Awareness or AWE Series is a suite of trainings designed for our clients who want to learn more about Indigenous Cultural Awareness, Indigenous Cultural Safety, Indigenous Cultural Sensitivity, Indigenous Cultural Competence. Participants will learn about the effects of colonialism and structural violence, how to take a trauma informed care approach, how to protect against anti-Indigenous racism, and how to perform actions for reconciliation and allyship.

Understanding Colonialism and Structural Violence (AWE 100)

Indigenous Cultural Awareness Training

Description

This training guides participants through topics such as the Indian Act, the Residential and Indian Day Schools, the Indian Hospitals, the Sixties Scoop.

Objectives

By the end of the training participants will gain a solid understanding of major historical events and their impacts on Indigenous Peoples. We will explore how the history impacts current social conditions for Indigenous Peoples.

Methodology

In-person or virtual, lecture, group discussion.

Delivery

In-person or virtual on Zoom, WebEx or MS Teams.

Duration

6 Hours

Understanding Trauma Informed Care (AWE 200)

Indigenous Cultural Safety Training

Description

This training guides learners through traumatic Indigenous historical events, identifying traumatic situations, the signs of trauma, the effects of trauma, and avoiding re-traumatization. The social determinants of health will also be explored to give participants a good idea of the societal, economic and environmental factors that impact Indigenous Peoples health and wellbeing.

Objectives

By the end of this training participants will understand the societal and systemic barriers that exist in healthcare, child and family service, law enforcement, and the justice system and how they perpetuate traumatic experiences. Participants will explore ways to prevent and avoid re-traumatization by implementing an environment of inclusivity and understanding which has awareness of trauma informed care practices a top priority in the workplace.

Methodology

In-person or virtual training, lecture, independent work, group discussion.

Delivery

In-person or virtual on Zoom, WebEx or MS Teams.

Duration

6 Hours

Understanding Anti-Indigenous Racism (AWE 300)

Indigenous Cultural Sensitivity Training

Description

This training guides participants through topics such as bias, unconscious bias, prejudice, stereotypes, discrimination, racism.

Objectives

By the end of this training participants will understand the societal and systemic barriers that exist in healthcare, child and family service, law enforcement, and the justice system and how they perpetuate culturally unsafe environments. Participants will explore ways to create culturally safe environments in their workplace by advocating against the unsavory attitudes and actions of intolerance.

Methodology

In-person or virtual training, lecture, independent work, group discussion.

Delivery

In-person or virtual on Zoom, WebEx or MS Teams.

Duration

6 Hours

Understanding Reconciliation & Allyship (AWE 400)

Indigenous Cultural Competence Training

Description

This training guides learners through the importance of Indigenous human rights and the numerous reports that contribute to Indigenous reconciliation. Our participants will also gain a better understanding of what allyship and being a champion for Indigenous Peoples mean and how to better contribute and advocate for increasing diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace.

Objectives

By the end of this training participants will understand how to build relationships and become advocates, allies and champions for Indigenous Reconciliation. Participants will explore why equity, inclusion, and advocacy are key ingredients for giving Indigenous Peoples a hand-up as an ally and champion.

Methodology

In-person or virtual, lecture, independent work, group discussion.

Delivery

In-person or virtual on Zoom, WebEx or MS Teams.

Duration

6 Hours

MPR SERIES

Our Empowerment or MPR Series is a suite of trainings designed for our Indigenous clients who want to learn more about self-reflection, self-care, self-empowerment and self-determination. Participants will learn about the impacts of structural violence and how this contributes to intergenerational trauma, learn about the signs and effects of trauma and how to engage in trauma informed healing, learn why empowerment and personal development are keys for resilience and continuous growth, and understand the systematic and systemic barriers that still exist and why this is so important to achieving sovereignty.

Understanding Structural Violence (MPR 100)

Indigenous Peoples Self-Reflection Training

Description

This training will guide participants through the topics of the Indian Act, the Residential and Indian Day Schools, the Indian Hospitals, and the Sixties Scoop. Participants will explore systemic racism in society and how this contributes to structural violence in healthcare, child and family services, and the justice system.

Objectives

By the end of this training participants will understand how historical events continue to impact Indigenous Peoples. We will look at how intergenerational trauma effects Indigenous Peoples, communities, and organizations. By the end of this training participants will understand how systemic issues still persist in society. We will look at how structural violence continues to have a negative impact on Indigenous Peoples and explore ways to advocate for change in the system.

Methodology

In-person or virtual delivery, lecture, group discussion.

Delivery

In-person or virtual on Zoom, WebEx or MS Teams.

Duration

6 Hours

Understanding Trauma Informed Healing (MPR 200)

Indigenous Peoples Self-Care Training

Description

So many of our Indigenous Peoples are impacted by adverse childhood experiences, trauma and intergenerational trauma that we should be more aware of the signs so that we can work towards self-care. So many of our Indigenous Peoples are also impacted by poverty that we should be more aware of the effects of poverty so that we can work towards self-care.

Objectives

By the end of this training participants will understand the specific signs of trauma and the effects of poverty and how that can negatively impact people and communities. Participants will discover simple and practical ways to help with trauma and how to utilize different ways of thinking to ease pain from traumatic experiences.

Methodology

In-person or virtual delivery, lecture, group discussion.

Delivery

In-person or virtual on Zoom, WebEx or MS Teams.

Duration

6 Hours

Understanding Personal Development and Empowerment (MPR 300)

Indigenous Peoples Self-Empowerment Training

Description

This training will guide participants through the topics of personal identity, self-awareness, self-talk, limiting beliefs, self-determination, mindsets, contextualization, reframing, relationships, and self-care.

Objectives

By the end of this training participants will understand how their perceptions of themselves and others interact with their life experience, the importance of self-talk and the way we perceive things have on our ability to excel, how mindsets affect our outcomes and our ability to succeed in life.

Methodology

In-person or virtual delivery, lecture, group discussion.

Delivery

In-person or virtual on Zoom, WebEx or MS Teams.

Duration

7.5 Hours

Understanding Systematic and Systemic Barriers (MPR 400)

Indigenous Peoples Self-Determination Training

Description

This training will guide participants through the systematic and systemic barriers that exist in government policy and how this contributes to the inequalities and inequities that we see in healthcare, education, child and family services, law enforcement and the justice system.

Objectives

By the end of this training participants will understand how to build relationships and become advocates, allies and champions for Indigenous Reconciliation. Participants will explore why equity, inclusion, and advocacy are key ingredients for giving Indigenous Peoples a hand-up as an ally and champion.

Methodology

In-person or virtual delivery, lecture, group discussion.

Delivery

In-person or virtual on Zoom, WebEx or MS Teams.

Duration

6 Hours

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