Emotional Competency & Its Effects on Health

On Wednesday, March 30th, Dr. Lee Brown from the University of British Columbia’s Institute for Aboriginal Health, will discuss “Emotional Competency and Its Effects on Health”.

About the Speaker

Dr. Lee Brown is the Director of the UBC Institute of Aboriginal Health and is the former coordinator of the Indigenous Doctoral Program in the Department of Educational Studies at The University of British Columbia where he wrote his Doctoral thesis entitled: Making the Classroom a Healthy Place: The Develop of Affective Competency in Aboriginal Pedagogy. He is the Co-author of The Sacred Tree, an educational curriculum based in Aboriginal values and epistemology. Lee has also contributed to the Round Lake Native Healing Centre in Vernon, BC during the last twenty-nine years in a number of capacities including clinical supervisor and currently as a cultural resource to the centre. He has been the keynote speaker at many Aboriginal conferences including the Awassis Education Conference held each year in Saskatoon. He has been an invited to share his knowledge of culture and healing in over five hundred indigenous communities in North America. Lee is a member of the Cherokee Nation and the Wolf Clan.

Download Presentation Notes: Emotional Health & Wellbeing, Dr. Lee Brown

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