A Co-op work term will provide the student with opportunities to: . experience personal and professional growth; . enhance employability skills; . confirm concentration and/or career path; and . develop a network of relevant industry contacts. NVIT Co-operative Education may also connect students with Indigenous organizations and First Nations communities who will hire students into culturally relevant co-op opportunities. Co-op is an academic program and work-term assignments are mandatory to satisfy the academic requirements for NVIT. Each work term will require student goal setting; an individual on-site evaluation; the student's work term report and a performance evaluation from the hosting employer. Work term reports are due at the end of every four-month long work term. Details are in the Co-op Student Handbook. 2021/05/01-2021/08/31 Work Term for COOP Days to be Announced, Times to be Announced, Room to be Announced
This course offers students theoretical and practical understandings of historical trauma, self-care planning; and exploration of holistic healing approaches. Understanding the primary trauma of colonization and subsequent cultural genocide of First Nations people, how it develops, and its impact on individual and family development through the cultural lens of "endurance" is central to the recovery and healing process of Indigenous nations. This course will cover topics that include: definitions of historical trauma; colonization and genocide; cultural perspectives of "endurance"; the impact of historical trauma on development; lateral violence; loss and grief; alcoholic families; shame; resiliency factors; cultural protectors; culturally sensitive interventions and compassion fatigue. 2021/05/02-2021/05/09 Lecture Days to be Announced, Times to be Announced, Room to be Announced (more)...