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Indigenizing Social Work Practice Approaches

3 unit(s) This course examines the social worker’s role and responsibility in working with diverse Indigenous peoples such as First Nation, Metis and Inuit living on reserve and in urban areas. The concept and process of ethical tensions indigenizing social work practice approaches will be connected to indigenous philosophy and epistemology with the approach of understanding and building relationships and reconciliation between indigenous and non-indigenous peoples, as well practices within the social work profession. Lectures, Discussion, Exercises; one term.


Unit(s): 3.0 Level(s): III Term(s): Fall Offered?: No Language?: No

Bonnie Freeman

Assistant Professor

Prerequisite(s): Registration in a Social Work or Labour Studies program; or SOCWORK 1AA3 or 1BB3 and registration in Level III or above of any program. Enrolment is limited.