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Title: The role of social work in the 60s scoop in Canada: Accounting for the past, accountability for the future

Event #1480
Title: The role of social work in the 60s scoop in Canada: Accounting for the past, accountability for the future
When: 

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

13:00 - 14:00
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Where: 

Campion College Auditorium

Series: 
Reconciliation
Association event
Who can attend: 
All Congress registrants
Language: 
English

Raven Sinclair is Nehiyaw-Cree from George Gordon First Nation in Saskatchewan. She is an Associate Professor of Social Work and Researcher with the University of Regina, Saskatoon Campus. Raven is a survivor of the Sixties Scoop / Indigenous child welfare system. Her areas of interest include Indigenous mental health and trauma recovery, Indigenous child welfare, transracial adoption and cultural identity, interpersonal and non-violent communication, and group process and facilitation. Raven is an expert advisor to the Sixties Scoop Healing Foundation, an advisory board member of the Waakebiness-Bryce Institute of Indigenous Health Research, and a member of the CIHR College of Reviewers. Raven is a chess addict, and she has a 13-year-old daughter, Mercedes, who gives her inspiration and hope for the future.

Simultaneous Interpretation.