Recommendations to Enhance the Educational Experience of Aboriginal Social Work Students

Artemis Fire
2019 Critical Social Work  
It is troubling that universities continue to have too few Aboriginal students, especially in social work, because of both the historical harm done through social work and the high percentage of Aboriginal clients in many areas of practice. This paper looks at ways post-secondary institutions can work towards reconciliation with First Nations communities. The inside-out model of self-reflective transformation of the institution is examined, focusing on: removing barriers to accessing
more » ... ccessing post-secondary education, providing support, epistemology and curriculum, and indigenizing social work education. It concludes with a practical list of recommendations.
doi:10.22329/csw.v7i2.5732 fatcat:qyb6i3dnrjfdhegqjlh3zyyeyi