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Cultural Competency Workshop: How Many Grandparents do you Have? Native Relationships

April 20, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm


How Many Grandparents do you Have? Native Relationships

This session will examine traditional Native familial relationships and the various forces that contributed to the breakdown of family in Tribal communities. Understanding clan systems, matriarchal/patriarchal views, and relationship systems can help professionals in their efforts to help families and youth.

Upon completion of this session, participants will:

  • Understand the cultural worldview that influences Native humor
  • Understand the nuances of humor in building relationships
  • Navigate interpersonal relationships through cultural awareness

Who should attend: Mental health professionals, social workers, addiction counselors, residential treatment professionals, youth group home professionals, juvenile justice professionals, school counselors, service providers, non-profit leaders, and others.

Refreshments and a light lunch will be provided.

The cost is $50 to attend. Please visit the Registration page to sign up and for payment details. We are able to accept payments online!

Click here to register!

View or download the printable flyer (PDF).

The Cultural Competency Workshop Series is a service of SPRC for professionals in the Bismarck-Mandan area working with and in American Indian populations. CEUs are provided where possible.


April 20, 2018
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
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