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Land-Based Healing

These programs are offered for Indigenous clients who have multiple barriers to employment, including trauma and substance use disorder. The goal is to help participants acquire coping strategies in advance of pre-employment training and eventual employment. Contemporary approaches to healing are integrated with traditional, land-based methods led by community Elders.  The Land-Based Healing Program is not therapy; instead it is designed to help participants gain a basic language and understanding of trauma recovery and more effective coping strategies and techniques to apply in all areas of their lives, but with a particular focus on the end goal of employment.