Course Description

Wholistic Healing Practices and Colonial Trauma Certificate, Module 2 "Indigenizing Trauma Work" is developed and delivered by the Centre for Indigegogy. In this two-day module, Indigenizing Trauma work will focus on generating an understanding of ways helpers create culturally safe and informed practices to assist individuals who have experienced colonial trauma. Utilizing a wholistic approach to teaching and learning, participants will enhance their current practice through this wholistic experience. This module will be experiential in nature and each participant will have an opportunity to understand trauma from an Indigenous wholistic lens and bring their experiences to this session.

Learner Outcomes

  • To develop an appreciation for the role and practice of Indigenous cultural approaches to responding to colonial trauma.
  • Increased understanding of cultural approaches as a response to the impacts of colonial trauma.
  • An enhancement understanding of applying a wholistic practice to your own practice.


This workshop is developed and delivered by the Centre for Indigegogy. To learn more about the Centre for Indigegogy, please visit our website wlu.ca/fsw/indigegogy.

Questions? Please contact us at indigegogy@wlu.ca


This workshop makes up 14 out of 84 hours required to receive the Wholistic Healing Practices and Colonial Trauma Certificate. Modules 1, 2 and 4 are required core modules. 

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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