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Decolonizing Sexual Health

October 29, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Indigenizing and Decolonizing Sexual Health

This webinar will explore and discuss the importance of cultural safety and anti-racism in sexual healthcare and introduce strategies and considerations that work to actively decolonize and Indigenize clinical care.

Participants will:
  • Gain an understanding of what it means to Indigenize and decolonize sexual health care
  • Gain an understanding of the impacts of colonization and racism on sexual health care
  • Learn strategies they can use to actively Indigenize and decolonize sexual health care in their practice

Details

Date:
October 29, 2020
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Event Type:

Organizer

Savannah Holt
Phone:
306-651-4308
Email:
sholt@skprevention.ca

Presenter

Dr. Carrie Bourassa
About:

Dr. Carrie Bourassa spent over 15 years as a professor of Indigenous health studies in the Department of Indigenous Health, Education and Social Work at the First Nations University of Canada (FNUniv) in Regina. Through her role as Scientific Director of IIPH, she leads the advancement of a national health research agenda to improve and promote the health of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples in Canada. Dr. Bourassa is a member of the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists of the Royal Society of Canada and a public member of the Royal College Council of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. In 2012, Dr. Bourassa won the Wiichihiwayshinawn Foundation Inc. Métis Award in Health and Science. Dr. Bourassa is Métis and belongs to the Riel Métis Council of Regina Inc. (RMCR, Local #34). She earned her Master of Arts degree in political science and Ph.D. in social studies at the University of Regina.

Details

Date:
October 29, 2020
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Event Type:

Organizer

Savannah Holt
Phone:
306-651-4308
Email:
sholt@skprevention.ca

Presenter

Dr. Carrie Bourassa
About:

Dr. Carrie Bourassa spent over 15 years as a professor of Indigenous health studies in the Department of Indigenous Health, Education and Social Work at the First Nations University of Canada (FNUniv) in Regina. Through her role as Scientific Director of IIPH, she leads the advancement of a national health research agenda to improve and promote the health of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples in Canada. Dr. Bourassa is a member of the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists of the Royal Society of Canada and a public member of the Royal College Council of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. In 2012, Dr. Bourassa won the Wiichihiwayshinawn Foundation Inc. Métis Award in Health and Science. Dr. Bourassa is Métis and belongs to the Riel Métis Council of Regina Inc. (RMCR, Local #34). She earned her Master of Arts degree in political science and Ph.D. in social studies at the University of Regina.