Indigenous Perspectives Society (IPS) offers Cultural Perspectives Training (CPT) to help governments, organizations, businesses and individuals deepen their understanding, increase cultural competence, and develop actionable ideas to respond to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s Calls to Action.
Cultural Perspectives Training addresses:
- The legacy of colonization including inter-generational trauma, privilege and racism, and what it means to an individual or organization wanting build successful relationships with Indigenous people and communities
- Key concepts of colonization, privilege and stereotyping
- Learning is applicable to many areas in our professional and personal lives while encouraging meaningful relationship-building strategies with Indigenous community members and organizations.
- Review and knowledge check from in-class training
- Metis Identity and Inclusion
- Colonization and Child welfare today
- “Nation to Nation”: an interactive timeline
- The state of Reconciliation and related assignment
- Living and Working on these lands – resources and related assignment
- Decolonizing our workplace
- Upon completion, the outcomes that participants can anticipate are:
- Develop clear understanding of Residential School history
- Understand the continued impacts of colonization when working with Indigenous children, youth, and families
- Understand the inter-generational impacts from the loss of traditional culture experienced by Indigenous peoples
- Identify social location, decolonization, and the role of the Indigenous ally
- Engaging in ongoing reflection on how privilege and stereotypes impact work and relationships
- Increasing cultural competence by applying anti-oppressive ideologies and methods into work and daily life
- Identifying examples where decision-making opportunities in the workplace can be affected by assumptions and bias
- Defining cultural intelligence, identify what culturally intelligent practices look like, and how they can be introduced to the work place
- Increased ability for strengthening collaborative working relationships with Indigenous peoples and communities
Payments can be made by cheque or money order at Indigenous Perspectives Society and credit card online via PayPal. Refunds are available before training begins and within the first week for programs. Tuition receipts are available on request.
Next Training Date at Indigenous Perspectives Society: February 25, 2020
Location: 664 Granderson Road, Victoria (Langford)
Length: 7 hours in class and 8 hours online (online to be completed over 4 weeks)
Time: 9 am to 4 pm.
Cost: $250 per person (for training sessions at IPS with a minimum of 10 participants) *Tuition receipts are available on request.
For more information contact:
Rachelle Dallaire | Ext. 261