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CalTrin Engaging Indigenous Families and Communities

Training Overview

This two-part training is for service providers seeking to engage and build relationships with Indigenous families and communities. Through a framework of levels of relationship, participants will explore the concept of engagement as it pertains to tribal communities and examine how understanding of engagement may differ depending on the cultural context and level of collaboration. Participants will learn strategies to advance engagement with the indigenous families and communities they work with.

Learners will:

  • Describe Indigenous cultural contexts and how they are distinct.
  • Describe and understand the importance of tribal sovereignty and the 4 R’s in working with tribal communities. 
  • Define engagement within different cultural worldviews.
  • Identify Indigenous family and community engagement strategies and how these differ from engaging tribal organizations.
  • Assess current practice in engaging Indigenous families and communities.
  • Explore tools and resources to aid in engagement.

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