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Strong helpers' teachings : the value of Indigenous knowledges in the helping professions / Cyndy Baskin.

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Location: Fennell STACKS HV40 .B327 2016
Barcode: 30731101189136
Status: Available

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  • ISBN: 9781551309422
  • ISBN: 1551309424
  • ISBN: 9781551309439
  • ISBN: 1551309432
  • Physical Description: xiv, 417 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: Second edition.
  • Publisher: Toronto, Ontario : Canadian Scholars' Press, 2016.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
Starting at the beginning -- The self is always first in the circle -- When bad things happen to those who do the helping -- Current theories and models of social work as seen through an Indigenous lens -- Centring all helping approaches -- From an ethical place -- Holistic or wholistic approach -- The answers are in the community -- Spirituality : the core of Indigenous worldviews -- Mental health as connected to the whole -- Healing justice -- Proud two-spirit princess boy -- Caring for families, caring for children -- The power of pedagogy -- Taking back research -- We are all related -- So you wanna be an ally? -- The end of the world as we know it.
Summary, etc.:
"Strong Helpers' Teachings encourages Indigenous and non-Indigenous students, scholars, and practitioners in the human services to learn and understand fundamental aspects of Indigenous worldviews that can be applied to all peoples. Those in the helping professions are challenged to share these important Indigenous teachings, including holistic approaches, spirituality, and healing, without appropriating their meanings and purposes."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Social service.
Social values.
Native peoples > Canada > Social life and customs.
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