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Cultural Competency Workshop: Sobriety & Social Connection: Native Views of Addiction & Helping

June 22, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm


Sobriety & Social Connection: Native Views of Addiction & Helping

This session will examine some of the past and current views of addiction and its impact in Native American communities. The session will examine some of the successes and failures of interventions and how understanding cultural worldviews helps build positive practice.

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.


June 22, 2018
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
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