Date and Location
Thursday March 23, 2017

Indigenous Perspectives & Social Work Series

Canadian social workers are highly diverse yet share the same values of social justice, respect for all and service to humanity.  As a country and a profession we have the opportunity to move forward with genuine reconciliation. This two part webinar series strives to encourage ongoing discussion and continual learning.  Understanding and acknowledging our shared colonial past will help us to create a more just and healthy shared future.  This is a webinar series for all social workers.


March 23, 2017 – Part 1:  Our Shared Past & Future

April 10, 2017 – Part 2:  Social Action & Healing


Title:  Part 1:  Our Shared Past, Present & Future

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Webinar objectives are: 

·         To encourage ongoing discussion and learning about our shared history of colonization

·         To examine colonization from our social work lens

·         To discuss where we are today as a consequence of colonization


Title:  Part 2:  Social Action & Healing

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Webinar objectives are: 


·         To learn more about Indigenous social action movements

·         To share stories of healing and ways of supporting healing

·         To discuss ideas to support and promote reconciliation


Speaker Information

Kara Moss is a registered social worker, therapist, trainer and community volunteer.  Kara is passionate about attachment theory and is applicability to all cultures.  She has worked in Mexico and Sierra Leone and now works across Manitoba including within a number of remote Northern First Nation communities.  She also spent 15 years working in child welfare in both front line and management roles. 

Today Kara provides therapeutic services through Samsara Therapy, her private company, and for FNIHB.  Providing training for Manitoba’s CFS staff also keeps Kara busy as does volunteering as a member of the Manitoba College of Social Workers’ Continuing Competence Committee.  She is a Certified Attachment Trainer for Circle of Security.  After earning a Diploma in Radio and Television Broadcasting from Confederation College, Kara went on to graduate from the University of Manitoba with a BSW and a MSW.