Understanding & Transcending the Transmission of Historical Trauma in Indigenous Families

Date: Tuesday August 1st 2017 9:00 am to Tuesday August 1st 2017 4:00 pm
Place: Commonwealth Community Recreation Centre, 11000 Stadium Rd.
Trauma Informed Edmonton (TIE) is partnering with regional experts to present a new workshop for frontline workers interested in gaining awareness around trauma and intergenerational trauma.

This workshop is intended to convey to participants how historical trauma is being transmitted across generations in Indigenous families, and the experiential process students at Blue Quills University undergo to disrupt the transmission of historical trauma to the next generation.

Due to the highly interactive nature of the workshop, it is recommended that participants complete the Adverse Childhood Experience questionnaire prior to the workshop so as to provide the facilitators with a general sense of the personal backgrounds of participants. This information will help the facilitators to adapt the workshop to reflect the needs of the participants. Completing the questionnaire is entirely voluntary and is, therefore, not a prerequisite for participating in the workshop.

This one-day workshop is facilitated by William Aguiar, Priscilla McGilvery and Leo McGilvery.

Cost of the workshop: $50 (cost includes lunch and refreshments)

REGISTER ONLINE NOW!

Notice to Registered Social Workers: TIE workshops are eligible for Category A credits with the Alberta College of Social Workers if they align with your personal learning goals for the year and you submit a Category A Summary Form in your personal portfolio.
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