PROGRAMS

INDIGENOUS FOCUSING-ORIENTED THERAPY PROGRAM

Also known as Indigenous Psychotherapy; It is a body-centered, client-centered, land-based, all-my-relations approach to healing. We specialized in complex trauma, anxiety, depression, life/career coaching, substance misuse, healthy relationship, emotional support and inter-generational effects.

Let us help you now!

Cost: $80 - $125

Age: all ages welcome

Location: Vancouver & Chilliwack, BC. 

INDIGENOUS DREAM CATCHER WORKSHOP

Learn by doing, lead by teaching

Learn how to make a one-of-a-kind dream catcher. This protective talisman will not only add some style to any room but also will protect you from negative, bad dreams. All supplies will be provided, but feel to bring any personal item that may wish to incorporate into your dream catcher.

Cost: FREE (dependent on funding)
Age: all ages

Location: Chilliwack, BC. 

Workshop Dates: Thursday, September 30th, 2021 - National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

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INDIGENOUS YOUTH ADDICTION PROGRAM

Tackling the Issue

Our program offers a therapeutic focus that strives to address the core of a young person’s problem in an effort to provide a lasting solution to the difficulties with which they are struggling while empowering individuals to become active participants in their treatment and recovery to obtain efficacy in living functional, meaningful, productive lives.

Cost: $80 - $125

Age: all ages welcome

Location: Vancouver & Chilliwack, BC. 

Inpatient Drug Abuse Treatment
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YELLOWHEADTRIBAL COLLEGE

INDIGENOUS HEALTH SUPPORT WORKER PROGRAM

in collaboration with Yellowhead Tribal College
A program infused with honour.

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The Indigenous Health Support Worker Diploma will provide top-quality education in community health combined with education in Indigenous culture and healing practices.

PROGRAM DETAILS

Graduates will have a deep understanding of the unique health challenges in Indigenous communities, and of the historical causes impacting the social determinants of health of Indigenous peoples, including colonization and intergenerational trauma. The program, the first of its kind in Alberta, will help meet the growing and largely unmet need for healthcare workers who can provide culturally appropriate, culturally safe healthcare services to Indigenous peoples and communities in Alberta. 


ADMISSION REQUIRMENTS

  • Applicants are required to have completed either English 30-1 with at least 55%, or English 30-2 with at least 65%. 

  • Applicants may also enter through Mature Status defined as follows: (i) Minimum age of twenty-one; (ii) Successful complete of a skills appraisal test in Math and English. Applicants may also enter with special permission from the Department Head of Social Work. 

  • Complete a General YTC Application form, and submit the non-refundable $75 application fee. 

  • All applicants must complete and submit an Indigenous Health Support Worker Package (found here: 2021 IHSW Program Application Package.pdf) and submit it to the Department Head Coordinator.

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RESOURCES

LOCAL COMMUNITY RESOURCES

INDIGENOUS
DISABILITY

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INDIGENOUS CHILD CARE RESOURCES

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METRO VANCOUVER ABORIGINAL EXECUTIVE COUNCIL

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VANCOUVER
INDIGENOUS SUPPORT

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METIS NATION
BRITISH COLUMBIA

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SOS CHILDREN'S
SUPPORT

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LU'MA NATIVE HOUSING SOCIETY

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SPIRIT OF CHILDREN SOCIETY