Indigenous Perspectives Society

Category Archives: Training

New Perspectives: Aboriginal Social Work Training Online

Indigenous Perspectives Society (IPS) has been working hard to shift delivery of Aboriginal Social Work (ASW) training to an online format for our participants. Prompted by current pandemic conditions, this has presented the team at IPS an opportunity to bring this training to participants in a completely virtual learning environment. The next cohort will begin the eight-week training program on May 25, 2020. Training course delivery will be a combination of:

  • interactive live online lectures
  • online individual and small group activities
  • participant discussion forums
  • self-guided learning exercises, materials and resources

ASW training is designed and offered to support Delegated Aboriginal Agencies to meet their delegation goals and commitments as outlined in individual agreements with the B.C. Ministry of Children and Family Development. IPS has been and remains strongly committed to supporting this process to improve and enhance services to Indigenous families and communities.

Understanding and Healing Lateral Violence

This 3 hour seminar provides insight into understanding and healing lateral violence within Indigenous communities. Through the use of circle, group exercises and individual reflection, we explore the definition of lateral violence, contributing factors, and provide helpful frameworks and tools to build positive strategies within your organization and professional circles.

  • Next Training Date at Indigenous Perspectives Society:
  • October 28, 2020 Location: 664 Granderson Road, Victoria (Langford)
  • Length: 3 hours Time: 9 am to 12 pm
  • Cost: $75 per person (for training sessions at IPS with a minimum of 10 participants) *Tuition receipts are available on request.

Register at https://ipsregistration.ca/

Government of British Columbia Learning and Development Services

Corporate Supply Arrangement

Indigenous Perspectives Society (IPS) has a Corporate Supply Arrangement (CSA) for Learning and Development Services with the Province of British Columbia, our CSA number is CS-000917.

Included in the CSA are our Cultural Perspectives Training offerings, both hosted at IPS and offered privately to support the learning needs of the public service.

Included training offerings are:

  • Cultural Perspectives Training (including custom training)
  • Understanding History
  • Dispelling Myths and Stereotypes
  • Building Local Relationships
  • Recruitment and Retention of Indigenous Peoples

We are pleased to continue bring this valuable learning to our public sector partners.

IPS Partners with Royal Roads University for Gladue Report Training

Indigenous Perspectives Society (IPS) is proud to announce that we are partnering with Royal Roads University (RRU) for our Gladue Report Training.

After a comprehensive review, IPS Gladue Report Training meets both our own, and Royal Roads University’s, standards of excellence. Participants completing Gladue Report Training will receive a certificate bearing both Indigenous Perspectives Society and Royal Roads University logos.

This is an exciting new partnership and we look forward to our ongoing collaboration with Royal Roads University!

The first session of Gladue Report Training begins January 8, 2017. Register at Gladue Report Training

IPS & RRU

Cultural Perspectives Training November 8, 2016

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There are still a few seats left in our November 8th session of Cultural Perspectives Training! Registration closes November 2.

Do you want to have a thriving and diverse workplace that supports growth and well-being?

Indigenous Perspectives Society (IPS) offers Cultural Perspectives Training (CPT) to help governments, organizations, businesses and individuals deepen their understanding and develop actionable ideas to respond to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s Calls to Action.

Cultural Perspectives Training addresses:

  • The legacy of colonization including inter-generational trauma, privilege and racism, and what it means to an individual or organization wanting to build successful relationships with Indigenous people and communities
  • How to create a Call to Action response plan that turns ideas in to meaningful action

Upon completion, the outcomes that participants can anticipate are:

  • Applying anti-oppressive ideologies and methods into work and daily life
  • Engaging in ongoing reflection on how privilege and stereotypes impact work and relationships
  • Strengthening collaborative working relationships with Indigenous people and communities

To accommodate the learning needs of adults and professionals, Cultural Perspectives Training is offered through a blended learning model that balances in-class sharing, learning, and collaboration with self-guiding online resources, research and off-site action-taking.

Length:  7 hours in class and 8 hours online
Cost: $250.00 per person

Register Here