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Dec 03 2022


9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Walking Together: Meaningful Engagement in Truth and Reconciliation

Many Canadians are only beginning to learn of Canada’s colonial history and its impacts on Indigenous people. How do we work towards Reconciliation? We must begin by recognizing and acknowledging theTruth. We will cover the true history from first contact to present day and explore the impacts it hashad on multiple generations through discussions about trauma and its transmission throughgenerations by epigenetics. We will support reflection and understanding of your own social locationand relationship with privilege and power. Skills for engaging respectfully with Indigenous clients,families and communities will be explored through understanding historical trauma and key differencesin worldview. Experiential exercises will assist you in integrating your learning on mental, emotional,physical and spiritual levels.

Presenter:Katelyn Moon and Karla Joseph are partners in advancing Truth and Reconciliation byengaging all people in open and honest conversations about Canada’s colonial past, reconciliation,power and privilege. Karla is of St’át’imc and German decent and is a member of Xwisten/Bridge RiverIndian Band. Karla has a MSW in Indigenous Trauma and Resiliency from the University of Toronto.Katelyn Moon is a White Settler who has education and experience in ECE and Health Leadership.


Please Note:

Training certificateswill be issued via email within 5 business days of the workshop attended. To receive a certificate, you must arrive on time, participate, and stay for the entire session. If you have not received your certificate after 5 business days, please call us. If you require a copy of your certificate after 30 days of the workshop you will incur a 10-dollar charge.
Late arrivalsof more than 15 minutes will not be admitted to workshops.
Children- Unfortunately, we are unable to accommodate children during a workshop. Please make alternate arrangements.
Registration- Prepayment is required for all workshops. Credit card payment can be taken over the phone.
Methods of payment- Credit (Visa or MasterCard) anddebit.
Workshop cancellations (regular workshops)- Registrants can cancel up until two full business days prior to the scheduled workshop date. Cancellations received before the deadline will be given a workshop credit (not a refund) to be used towards future workshops at Abbotsford CCRR. Workshop credits are valid for one year from the date of the cancelled workshop. Due to unforeseen circumstances, workshops may be subject to change or cancellation, in this case we would issue a refund.
Course cancellations (First Aid and Responsible Adult)- Registrants must cancel one week (5 business days) prior to the course/class start date in order to receive a refund. The original receipt must be provided at the time of refund.
Workshop location-Workshops will be held Online via Zoom. You do not need to make an account for Zoomas we will send you a link to the workshop. You will need a computer or smart phone with access to internet, video and audio.


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