ED-D 419

Introduction to Indigenous Approaches to Helping and Healing

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Introduction to Indigenous worldviews and perspectives related to helping and healing practices. Awareness of the history and the impact of oppression in Canadian Indigenous contexts. Exploration of the relevance of both Western and Indigenous paradigms in the helping profession. Students will reflect on their own beliefs and learn to enhance the cultural relevance and sensitivity of their own helping approaches.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of ED-D 419, ED-D 487 (if taken in the same topic).

Undergraduate course in Educational Psychology and Leadership Studies offered by the Department of Educational Psychology and Leadership Studies in the Faculty of Education.

Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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