Next Training Date: Oct 1, 2024 - Oct 3, 2024
Location: Online
Length: 3 days
Time: 9 AM - 4 PM Pacific
Cost: $650.00 per person (for training sessions at IPS with a minimum of 10 and maximum of 35 participants) *Tuition receipts are available on request.

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Family Support Worker Training provides Indigenous Child and Family Service Agencies the learning needed for Family Support Workers to establish respectful, collaborative relationships with community members. Some course content will relate specifically to B.C. processes and requirements. 

This three day training experience explores both personal and professional values along with understanding the elements of a collaborative practice. In addition, Family Support Worker training reviews: communication skills, building rapport with community members, and examining conflict resolution strategies. Learning to relate to families through an Indigenous lens helps communities feel supported and valued.

Training Outcomes:

  • Engaging Positively with Families
  • Working Together Collaboratively
  • Effective Conflict Resolution
  • Identifying Indicators of Abuse and Neglect
  • Review Required Documentation
  • Understanding the Child and Family Community Services Act
  • New Federal legislation, C-92: An Act Respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families
  • Court Orientation


Indigenous Perspectives Society: Centre of Excellence in Community Education delivers training throughout British Columbia, Canada , and Internationally. Our trainings are provided to the public and/or offered privately

 Public trainings are as advertised on the website and can be registered for online at any time. Please visit our Registration Page for more information. these courses run with a minimum 10 participants.

If you are interested in a privately contracted delivery of any of our trainings, please contact to inquire about our availability to deliver your desired training, your timeline as to when you would like the training and with any specific customization requests. IPS requires at least one month after contract signing for course preparation.

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*Payments to IPS can be made by cheque, EFT, money order or by credit card online via PayPal. Tuition receipts are available on request. Please review our Refund Policy.