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The book is divided into four sections: an overview of the mental health of indigenous peoples; origins and representations of social suffering; transformations of identity and community; and traditional healing and mental health services. Cross-cutting themes include: the impact of colonialism, se…
Helping to promote healing in Aboriginal people with addiction and mental health issues requires specialized knowledge and unique skills. Health, social service and justice workers must first have a grasp of history and the emotional legacy that today's generation of Aboriginal people carry. They m…
Written by one of the leading researchers in First Nations and Inuit Health, this is the only entry-level text to address the current state of knowledge in the field of aboriginal health.The book places aboriginal health in Canada within its historical and philosophical context as it addresses soci…
Well-Being in the Urban Aboriginal Community offers a selection of the papers presented at Fostering Biimaadiziwin, a national research conference held in Toronto in 2011. The conference grew out of a desire to add a new perspective to research concerning Aboriginal peoples living in urban environm…
Overview ; Strategic plan ; Family Practice Oncology Network - financial plan ; Preceptorship - financial plan
Contents: Taking a Life course Approach -- Community Risk Factors -- Prenatal Risk Factors -- Ntal Risk Factors -- Early Childhood Risk Factors -- Children and Adolescent Risk Factors -- Adulthoos and the Elderly Risk Factors -- The Burden of Diabetes in Aboriginal Peoples -- The Burden of Cardiov…
Comprehensive legislative change is needed to protect British Columbians from the dangers of tobacco use and exposure to second-hand smoke. This report outlines six recognized ways that government action can save lives, decrease suffering, and reduce the strain on our overburdened health care syst…
This booklet is a companion to the British Columbia Early Learning Framework. It provides ideas and suggestions to guide early learning practitioners for reflecting on the vision, principles and learning goals set out in the Framework. It also provides specific tools for using the Framework in you…
This report reviews and analyzes research literature on FAS and ARBEs among Aboriginal people in Canada. Specific attention is paid to intergenerational variables that are linked to, or a result of, the residential school experience.