Date: Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Please join us in our conversation around how to address family violence in First Nations communities using the Medicine Bundle. In this session Corinne Stone will discuss the purpose of the Healing Path Medicine Bundle. This is an introduction for workers and community members who would like to assist in ongoing efforts to address family violence and its impact on individuals, families, and communities. Corinne will also speak to the obvious challenges that not only health care workers, counsellors, family members, friends, but especially the victims of abuse face when leaving an abusive relationship.
In this session you will learn:
- How to use the medicine bundle
- Individual, family, & community healing
- Understanding the roots of interpersonal violence
- How to recognize the harm of interpersonal violence
- Historical factors
- What to do in a crisis situation
Everyone is welcome to attend this free webinar and videoconference.
“The most obvious way to improve and support the mental health of domestic violence victims is to get them out of their abusive relationships. If only it were that simple, though. Even when victims do finally decide to escape their unhealthy partnerships, significant hurdles often remain.”
About the Presenter:
Corinne Stone is a member of the Tl’etinqox-Anaham Band from the Williams Lake Band. For more than two decades she has been providing a full range of services including counselling adults and youth who have experienced complex trauma and residential school syndrome, within the justice field, child and family settings, working for many different Aboriginal organizations and reserves including Squamish, Naniamo, Chemanius, and for her own Tsilhqot’in people. Currently residing in Vancouver, BC, her work has included the assistance in the development of a transition house for battered women, a street youth housing project and development of a traditional parenting program. Her latest accomplishment is to develop a Child and Family agency for her own community with an FOT perspective. In 2005 she won the National Aboriginal Women in Leadership Award for Health and Wellness. Her educational background include a FTT (Focusing Oriented Therapist and Trainer), Alcohol and Drug, Sexual Abuse and Family Violence training and experience. Corinne is trained in Advanced Training in the Healing Arts and Human and Community Development through the Four World’s Development Program. She is a traditional dancer in both Sundance and Jingle Dress and conducts her own ceremonies using her traditional healing methods. Presently she is taking her EMBA in Aboriginal Leadership and working as Elder Cultural Spiritual Advisor for incarcerated women.
Resources and Links from Session:
- Healing Ourselves and Our Communities
- How To Address Family Violence Using the Medicine Bundle
- Video: How to Address Family Violence Using the Medicine Bundle:
Photos of Flipchart promised to participants: