First Nations and Culture
Answer the questions in order as if you were being interviewed.Answer in the frame of reference of a Child Protection worker in Ontario.
1. Explain your understanding of cultural safety, what it is, and what it looks like in practice. Discuss the importance of incorporating cultural safety into your practice when working with First Nations, Inuit and Métis families.
2. What are ways that you, as a child welfare professional, can bring more cultural safety into your practice with First Nations, Inuit and Métis children and families?
3. Explain your understanding of engagement. What does engaging families mean to you? Why is it important to engage families?
4. How can you engage with First Nations, Inuit and Métis families more effectively? What makes engagement meaningful?