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Indigenous Approaches to Social Work
The course introduces students to challenges confronted by contemporary Indigenous Peoples in Canada. Indigenous perspectives on the origins of these challenges and their resolution will be examined in the context of Indigenous self-determination. Students will examine the importance of worldviews, identity, and values of Indigenous Peoples and themselves in the provision of services. Indigenous perspectives on the role of "helper", "healer", and "ally" will also be addressed.
Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1