February 10, 2020 - Working Effectively with Indigenous Peoples Workshop

ISCBC invites you to be our guest at the Working Effectively with Indigenous Peoples Workshop, led by Indigenous Corporatate Training Inc. This workshop takes place on February 10, 2020 from 10:00am to 5:00pm, followed by a Nibble & Network Reception from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm. As an Affiliate partner, we have been able to secure funding to help cover the registration fee  (value $600/person) . Based on all of your input, we think this will be a valuable session for all of us. 

Trainer: Rupert Richardson, Indigenous Corporate Training Inc..

Date: February 10, 2020

Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location: Pacific Gateway Hotel, Richmond, BC

Trainer Bio: Having worked in the field of education for 15 years, Rupert has a wide range of teaching experiences such as band and public school teacher, Montessori educator, community college and university instructor. In addition, he has developed curriculum and workshops in the fields of health and human services at the University of British Columbia as well as cultural competency workshops with not-for-profit organizations. This includes Indigenous health and healing modalities, history and cross-cultural awareness seminars. He has also been involved with various research projects that focussed on health, justice and education systems as they relate to Indigenous Peoples.

Currently a PhD candidate at UBC, Rupert’s research and community engagement centres around intergenerational healing, decolonization and post-secondary education. His work strives to create better working relationships for all peoples in what is now known as Canada. Rupert supports many Indigenous communities and Nations with their healing throughout Turtle Island. He is a father of two and a proud member of the Quatsino First Nation. His family also comes from the Nuxalk Nation located throughout the Bella Coola Valley and his father is an enrolled tribal member of the St. Croix Chippewa Tribes.

Overview: This session includes a strong cross-cultural training component and is designed to help individuals and organizations work more effectively with Indigenous Peoples. This full day training session (6 hours in length) incorporates the Indigenous Awareness session and provides additional information on the business case of working with Indigenous Peoples, interpersonal skills, relationship building through the RESPECT model, and an introduction to consultation and accommodation. Find more information about the program including an agenda on this website.

Registration is required. To register, please complete the form below.

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