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The following is the table of Indigenous CEC learning events:

 

TermDefinitionNumber of CECs
Traditional teachings· Focus is on cultural teaching and counselling

· Learnings and the application of Indigenous healing approaches and practices passed on by traditional Indigenous teachers, traditional healers and/or Elders who are recognized by their Indigenous community

· Learnings about theor(ies) and practice(s) in Indigenizing and decolonizing approaches to mental health and wellness that address disparities among Indigenous peoples in culturally relevant ways (e.g., storytelling and role modelling)

· May include approaches in Indigenous wellness, language revitalization in the context of understanding Indigenous approaches to mental health and wellness, and/or Indigenous community-based mental health program and organizational development

· May include integration of Indigenous wellness in relation to social justice, environmental/ecological justice, and/or reconciliation among diverse Indigenous communities

· May include self-care for counsellors/ psychotherapists as mental health and wellness service providers with Indigenous communities

1 credit per hour
Healing ceremonies· Focus is on traditional healing specialties in the form of ceremony that address mental, emotional, spiritual and physical aspects of health and wellness

· Engagement in ceremonies and healing approaches facilitated by traditional healer(s)/Elder(s) who are recognized by their Indigenous community

· May include Guided Medicine Wheel, Sweat Lodge, Full Moon, Ancestor Feasts, and other ceremonies that provide mental health healing and cultural support

1 credit per hour
Community engaged scholarship· Focus is on engaging in mutually beneficial partnerships between Indigenous communities and academia that produces and applies knowledge

· Application of expertise to real-world issues and collaborating with peers in other communities and sectors who bring their respective knowledge and wisdom to the collaboration

· May include facilitating consultation meetings, writing peer reviewed paper(s) and/or providing workshops/presentations for mental health teams to ensure that Indigenous cultural knowledge is integrated into case conceptualization

1 credit per hour