The College strongly encourages all registrants to take part in this meaningful educational opportunity which aims to promote culturally safe health care delivery. The course is online and is eligible for 8 structured continuing education credits at a cost of $250.
The ICS training is a unique, facilitated on-line training program designed to increase knowledge, enhance self-awareness, and strengthen the skills of those who work both directly and indirectly with Aboriginal people. The goal of the ICS training is to further develop individual competencies and promote positive partnerships. Skilled facilitators guide and support each participant through dynamic and interactive learning modules. Participants will learn about terminology; diversity; aspects of colonial history such as Indian residential schools and Indian Hospitals, time line of historical events; and contexts for understanding social disparities and inequities. Through interactive activities participants examine culture, stereotyping, and the consequences and legacies of colonization. Participants will also be introduced to tools for developing more effective communication and relationship building skills.
For more information or to register, go to: http://www.sanyas.ca/training/british-columbia/core-ics-health