BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

SOCW-375 - Cultural Immersion - 3.00 Credits

SOCW-375 - Cultural Immersion - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
This course provides an opportunity to experience First Nations culture and traditions from a holistic perspective. Students are immersed in cultural activities, ceremonies and teachings to deepen knowledge and appreciation of First Nations culture.
Part of the:
  • Available/Required in the following Programs:
  • Bachelor of Social Work - Elective Courses
  • Prerequisites : SOCW 200A, SOCW 200B, third year standing or permission of the department head
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Master's Degree
    Office Hours: 1.5
    Contact Hours: 39
    Student Evaluation
    Assignments 50-70%, Final 30-50%, Total 100%. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes:

    Upon successful completion of this course students should be able to:

    • describe the key values, beliefs and protocols of First Nations culture as learned through the culture camp immersion experience;

    • deepen an understanding of how culture, traditions, and family and community systems promote health, wellness and resiliency;

    • connect First Nations culture, traditions, values and beliefs to social work practice;

    • describe the important role of Elders in First Nations communities.

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