Trauma Informed and Culturally Safe Care for Indigenous Peoples

Cost: Free registration.

Presenter information:

Alana Hirsh, MD, CCFP (EM)(AM)
Physician at Kilala Lelum (Urban Indigenous Health and Healing Cooperative)
Clinical Assistant Professor, University of British Columbia

Dr. David Tu, MD, CCFP, FCFP
Clinical Assistant Professor, University of British Columbia
Board Member, Urban Indigenous Health & Healing Cooperative

Elder Bruce Robinson
Elder/Cultural Advisor for Kilala Lelum, Urban Native Youth Association,
and Broadway Youth Resource Center

At the end of the webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Intellectualize & have an emotional understanding of the determinants of health (including experiences of trauma and cultural identity) that drive the health inequities experienced by Indigenous Peoples in Canada
  2. Describe the attributes of a trauma informed practice and organization
  3. Describe the experience of “cultural safety” and the practices that promote culturally safe care for Indigenous Peoples
  4. Recognize the importance of decolonizing the health care system in order to promote health equity for Indigenous Peoples

Presentations will be followed by a discussion where participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and receive real-time responses from presenters.

Please register for the webinar by clicking the following link:

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This event is accredited by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the British Columbia Chapter for up to 1 Mainpro+ credit.

Please note the session will be recorded and available after the event on the BC-CfE’s website at:

If you have any questions regarding this event, please contact BC-CfE’s Education and Training team at:

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