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Manitoba College of Social Workers

Approved Training 

Registration: 8:15am to 8:45am


Conference from 9:00 am to 4:30pm


Holiday Inn Winnipeg Airport/ Polo Park

(1740 Ellice Ave)

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Jann Derrick M.A. RMFT. Ph.D.  & Ken Genlik RWS. RMFT. PsyD. Can

October 23-24, 2019 Winnipeg, MB


Healing as a Process

Indigenous families are communally based with relationships situated at the core of community and family. This is distinctly different from the western, nuclear-based, individuals-focused family system.  

Objectives for the 2-day Basic Training:

  • Exploration of  the 4 key principles of the Indigenous Family System 

  • Understanding the Indigenous worldview and its 180 degree difference with the western worldview 

  • Understanding Historical Trauma 

  • Experiential learning of the Indigenous worldview 

  • Knowing the challenges of being a Residential School Survivor and the impact that has on the family system

  • Understanding the challenges of living in two worlds 

  • Practical tools for use in reducing the trauma factors for individuals, couples and families


Who Should Attend? 

  • Youth Workers 

  • Psychologists

  • Family Therapists

  • Trainers

  • Teachers

  • School Personnel 

  • Family Support Workers 

  • Counselors 

  • Nurses

  • Social Workers

  • Foster Parents 

  • Indigenous & Non-Indigenous Frontline Workers 

Fee: ($525 +GST)



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