WGST 305: Counselling with Indigenous Women Report a Broken Link

Women’s and Gender Studies 305: Counselling with Indigenous Women will engage students in issues and practices critical to working with First Nation, Métis, and Inuit women in culturally appropriate ways that promote principles of human dignity, decolonization, and self-sovereignty.

Unit 1: The Mental Health of Indigenous Peoples


Unit 2: Indigenous Women and Canada


Read “Privilege Surveys,” pages 4–11.

Unit 3: Children and Aboriginal Mental Health


Unit 4: The Construction of Social Suffering and Aboriginal Mental Health


Unit 5: Women, Culture, and Healing


Unit 6: Aboriginal Perspectives and Mental Health


Unit 7: Healing Stories


Unit 8: Treatment Approaches


Unit 9: Cultural Competence and Counsellor Development