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Indigenous Cultural Safety and Humility for Family Support Agencies: October 2024


Wednesday, October 16, 2024 - Wednesday, October 16, 2024

9 AM - 4:30 PM (Weekly)

Online via Zoom  

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This workshop will provide a deep understanding of the origins, definition, foundational concepts, and current relevant applications of Indigenous Cultural Safety (ICS) which in turn can assist an organization to increase its capacity to incorporate ICS practices for working with partners, Indigenous partners and clients specifically and among staff.

Participants will be lead through interactive whole group and small group discussions and introspective exercises this workshop builds on foundational concepts of ICS such as Relational Practice, Understanding and addressing oppressive systems, so that participants together merge what is meaningful to an individual’s service provision practice and what might be relevant to their unique organizational settings. This can assist in an organization's commitment to address issues such as systemic racism and increase its Cultural Safety capacity including working toward reconciliation as outlined by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) on Indian Residential Schools.

About the Facilitator 

Harley Eagle is of Dakota and Ojibway Indigenous heritage and a long time resident on Vancouver Island. He is a well experienced consultant and trainer in the fields of transforming conflict, anti-racism, dismantling oppression, cultural safety and trauma healing as well as an Indigenous Cultural Safety educator for the Regional Health Authority on Vancouver Island.  He is often contracted to consult and advise organizations, companies and government agencies and invited to speak at conferences both nationally and internationally on issues pertaining to his work. Harley looks to Indigenous life ways to guide his work. 


The price of this workshop is per-person. 

This training will be taking place via Zoom. Participants will be emailed a link to join the session. 

This workshop is not guaranteed to run. We need a minimum number of participants.