The purpose of this course is to introduce family and counseling systems theory and practice from an Aboriginal perspective. Students will gain an understanding of the perspectives, theory methods, and practice of western counseling with an emphasis on Aboriginal worldviews, including traditional healing and ceremonies. This course will address the legacy of physical and sexual abuse in residential schools, including the intergenerational impacts by providing students with the opportunity to learn counseling techniques both contemporary and traditional that are relevant and specific to survivors and intergenerational family members of residential schools. 2018/04/08-2018/04/15 Lecture Days to be Announced, Times to be Announced, Room to be Announced (more)...
This course is an introduction to native psychology. It introduces the psychological understanding of human nature developed in tribal thought. These understandings include; 1) the development of the individual through the stages of life; 2) an introduction to ceremonial practices which promote healthy individuals, families systems, and communities; and 3) an introduction to the dynamics of native psychology as it relates to the client in recovery. 2018/06/03-2018/06/10 Lecture Days to be Announced, Times to be Announced, Room to be Announced (more)...
This course introduces students to the principle of mental health and its association to the legacy of colonization. Students examine the colonization process as it relates to current high rates of depression, anxiety, alcoholism, suicide, and violence in Aboriginal communities. Students are required to use critical thinking and reasoning skills. An Aboriginal perspective guides the delivery of this course. 2018/05/06-2018/05/13 Lecture Days to be Announced, Times to be Announced, Room to be Announced (more)...
This practice experience provides students with an opportunity to apply knowledge and skills they have learned in other Health Care Assistant courses with individuals and families in a community setting. Opportunity will be provided for students to become more familiar with the role of the Health Care Assistant within a home support agency, assisted living facility, and/or a group home, and to gain abilities that will prepare graduates for employment in these settings. It is important that students understand the philosophy of community care settings and its' emphasis on client choice and independence. 2018/05/22-2018/06/01 Practicum Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 08:00AM - 04:30PM, Room to be Announced
This practice experience provides students with an opportunity to apply knowledge and skills they have learned in other Health Care Assistant courses with individuals and families in a community setting. Opportunity will be provided for students to become more familiar with the role of the Health Care Assistant within a home support agency, assisted living facility, and/or a group home, and to gain abilities that will prepare graduates for employment in these settings. It is important that students understand the philosophy of community care settings and its' emphasis on client choice and independence. 2018/07/03-2018/07/13 Practicum Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 08:00AM - 04:30PM, Room to be Announced
This supervised practice experience provides students with an opportunity to apply knowledge, understanding, skills and attitudes they have learned in other Health Care Assistant courses with individuals experiencing dementia and other cognitive challenges in a multi-level or complex care setting. Opportunity will be provided for students to gain expertise, confidence and to become ready to undertake the role of the Health Care Assistant within a residential care facility. 2018/05/22-2018/06/01 Practicum Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 08:00AM - 04:30PM, Room to be Announced
This supervised practice experience provides students with an opportunity to apply knowledge, understanding, skills and attitudes they have learned in other Health Care Assistant courses with individuals experiencing dementia and other cognitive challenges in a multi-level or complex care setting. Opportunity will be provided for students to gain expertise, confidence and to become ready to undertake the role of the Health Care Assistant within a residential care facility. 2018/07/03-2018/07/13 Practicum Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 08:00AM - 04:30PM, Room to be Announced
This supervised practice experience provides students with further opportunities to apply knowledge, understanding, skills and attitudes they have learned in other Health Care Assistant courses with individuals in a multi-level or complex care setting. Further opportunities will be provided for students to gain expertise, confidence and to become ready to undertake the role of the Health Care Assistant within a residential care facility. 2018/07/17-2018/08/17 Practicum Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 02:00PM - 10:00PM, Room to be Announced (more)...