Training Opportunities

Training and development is a broad term covering multiple kinds of learning that may be of interest. Taking training may be benificial to those seeking employemnt, and could also benifit employees learn specific knowledge or skills to improve performance in their current roles. Current employees may see expansive interests and focuse on employee growth and future performance, rather than an immediate job role. Take a look at a few of these training opportunities. 

First Nations Health Directors Association

FNHDA College of Indigenous Health Leadership
Suite 501 – 100 Park Royal South, West Vancouver, BC
Phone: 604.693.6500 | Fax: 604.913.2081
FNHDA College of Indigenous Health Leadership is designated by the Private Training Institutions Branch

 

COMPLETED APPLICATIONS TO SHOULD BE EMAILED AS A PDF TO
Learning@fnhda.ca (preferred method)
Please note that applications may be faxed to 604.913.2081
Learner Application Form
FNHDA College of Indigenous Health Leadership
Capacity Development for Community Wellness


First Nations Health Director Certificate Program
This interdisciplinary program is designed to empower Health Directors understand their leadership roles,
responsibilities and issues faced as First Nations Health Directors.


APPLICATION CHECK LIST:
 A Letter of Support
 A Completed Application Form
 Prospective Learner Statement
 Copies of any Educational Transcripts (Photo Copies are OK)
 Financial Aid Application
 Any other items you feel would support your application
Please note that funding for tuition is provided by the First Nations Health Authority for current Health Directors and
Members in Good Standing of the First Nations Health Directors Association.

FULL PRINTABLE APPLICATION 

 Indigenous End of Life Guide
HONOURING THE FINAL JOURNEY TO BE WITH ANCESTORS

A unique four-day course is aimed at First Nations and Indigenous individuals who have been or will be called upon to voluntarily provide care, support and advocacy for someone who is facing the end of their life. Students in this program develop an understanding of how the continuity of care and advocacy they provide work to complement and enhance the end of life care provided by the medical community and hospice palliative care workers and volunteers.

Participants in this course will learn about palliative support, the importance of end of life care and the role of an Indigenous End of Life Guide. There is a focus on teaching advanced communication skills including active listening and conflict resolution; initiating and conducting difficult conversations about end of life, and facilitating family meetings. The complexity of grief is discussed including a variety of coping mechanisms, useful resources and the importance of effective self-care. Advance Care Planning conversations are highlighted, including a range of medical and non-medical interventions available to ensure comfort as well as tools for guiding planning and making wishes known to others. Participants will learn facilitation skills that will equip them to engage in community education initiatives.

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This program is ideal for anyone wanting to deepen their understanding of how to assist people who are facing their end of life journey.
Online (Zoom) and In-Person courses available:

Combined Region (online): November 4, 5, 8 and 9, 2021
Combined Region (online): January 31, February 1, 3, and4, 2022
Fraser Salish Region (in-person in New Westminster):March 28, 29, 30, and 31 2022

To apply for the course in your area, complete an application form and return to FNHA EMAIL: amalea.ruffett@fnha.ca or FAX: 604.666.0275

FULL PRINTABLE APPLICATION

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