Community Engagement and Leadership
The concepts of respect, trust and cultural safety and their historical significance in engaging with Indigenous communities are explored. De-colonizing practices are emphasized through the exploration of relational practice and community capacity building as methods for effective engagement of community. Topics include the implications of recognizing the communal ownership of knowledge within Indigenous culture; the value of Indigenous knowledge and mentorship in the emergence of Indigenous health leaders are explored.
- A requirement of this course is a condensed five-day on-campus seminar.
Graduate course in the Indigenous Health Studies program offered by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.