Indigenous Perspectives on the Mental Health of Children and Youth
2020-03-24 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
We must consistently ask ourselves if our practices are appropriate for the Indigenous communities we work with. While strengths-based, anti-oppressive and evidence-based models may appear to be beneficial, these are Western models based on world-views that may not be shared by Indigenous Peoples. Explore key issues pertaining to concepts of mental health and wellness in accordance with Indigenous world-views, as well as forms of resiliency and resistance.