The Community is the Medicine - workshop with Darien Thira @ Musqueam Cultural Centre and Gallery, Vancouver [22 September]

The Community is the Medicine - workshop with Darien Thira

09:00 - 16:30

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Musqueam Cultural Centre and Gallery
4000 Musqueam Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia V6N 3S2
Join us for a dynamic workshop with Dr. Darien Thira!

The Community is the Medicine: overcoming the effects of colonization and promoting wellness for youth, families and the community as a whole.

Topics include:
— Colonization and the Community
— Traditional Values: The Source of Wellness & Resilience
— The Community is the Medicine: Beyond Colonization

Darien Thira is a registered psychologist who serves as a community development/mental health consultant for many Aboriginal communities across Canada. He is a fantastic and engaging presenter who has expertise is in the areas of culturally-driven community-based wellness/resilience and trauma/ addiction/ suicide healing. For more info:

This full-day, interactive workshop will be inspiring and informative for youth care counsellors, other counsellors, educators, social workers, and all other community members interested in gaining new knowledge, understanding, and resources to support wellness within Indigenous communities.

The workshop will take place in the beautiful Musqueam Cultural Centre, and lunch will be provided.

Limited seats! Register now for this wonderful learning opportunity!

Contact UNYA to register by Sept 14th: $125 (lunch included)

This event is hosted by Urban Native Youth Association and the Coming Home Society. 100% of funds raised will be dedicated to The Wisdom of Elders program, which enables Eders and other traditional knowledge-keepers to pass on their traditions, knowledge, and spirituality to Indigenous youth, connecting them to their ancestors, their culture and their community.
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