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Indigenous Perspectives Society: Centre of Excellence in Community Education (IPS) offers a 3-hour Building Local Relationships workshop, as one of our Cultural Perspectives courses. This training shares Indigenous cultural perspectives and promotes allyship.

In this workshop, participants explore ways both organizations and individuals can build strengths in areas that impact relationships with Indigenous individuals, organizations, and communities. It is strongly experiential, learning from the knowledge of invited speakers and by participating in sharing circles according to local protocols.

Workshop Outcomes:

  • Identifying examples where decision-making opportunities in the workplace can be affected by assumptions and bias
  • Identifying examples of how known and assumed privilege can impact relationships and communication with Indigenous families
  • Defining cultural safety, identify what culturally safe practices look like, and how they can be introduced to the work place

Indigenous Perspectives Society delivers training throughout British Columbia and across Canada. This training is provided to the public and is also offered privately, to interested groups of 10 or more participants. 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.

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.

*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.