Cultural Competency with Native Youth
This session will provide a beginning introduction to traditional cultural ceremonies commonly used between tribes, the different struggles of Reservation Native Americans and Urban Natives Americans, and a look at Native Privilege and strengths in the community. We will have an overview of the Native ACES scores and the common traumas of Native Country.
1. A general knowledge of common ceremonies used.
2. Comparison of Urban and Reservation Natives.
3. Strengths we can use with youth to help motivate change and connection in their culture.
4. A knowledge of the trauma that the past generations of Native American have faced.
Chemical Dependency Professional
Spokane Public Schools