This webinar will explore how colonization continues to structure social work practice, education, and research. Particular attention will be paid to social work’s role in the separation of Indigenous peoples from their lands and communities through various carceral sites of social work practice. Participants will be introduced to Indigenous justice systems and decolonial ways of engaging in social work practice
1. To introduce participants to the ways colonization continues to structure social work practice, education, and research
2. To examine how ongoing colonization results in disproportionate rates of Indigenous peoples within carceral settings such as child welfare, psychiatric institutions, and prisons.
3. To support participants in understanding decolonial approaches to social work practices