Social Work - Indigenous Knowledges from University of Manitoba gives particular attention to knowledges, perspectives, values, and practices of Indigenous peoples that will support graduates to work from both Indigenous and critical social work theory perspectives.
Students at Social Work - Indigenous Knowledges from University of Manitoba will:
- work from Indigenous perspectives;
- understand the colonial history of events which have led to present circumstances;
- understand social justice, anti-oppressive practices, anti-colonialism, and Indigenism;
- explore Indigenous forms of helping and support(s) applicable to social work;
- recover and support Indigenous values, practices, and structures;
- empower Indigenous identities;
- maintain a close connection with Indigenous communities and agencies;
- and develop as advanced social work practitioners.
- Grounding Our Foundation in Indigenous Knowledges and Social Work
- Remembering our Histories: Setting our Knowledges
- Critical Theory and Indigenous Peoples
- Indigenous Research Methodologies and Knowledge Development
- Indigenous Peoples, Identity and Social Work
- Indigeneity, Power, Privilege, and Social Work
- Social Challenges and Indigenous Helping Practices
- Social Work, Social Challenges and Indigenous Peoples
- Anti-Colonial Social Work
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , International
DisciplinesSocial Work Area & Cultural Studies Ethnic Studies View 19 other Masters in Ethnic Studies in Canada
- A Bachelor of Social Work degree (by June 30 of the application year) from an accredited university recognized by the University of Manitoba
- with a minimum GPA of 3.0 (B) in your last sixty credit hours of university study.
- Relevant social work experience in Indigenous communities and/or with Indigenous peoples (paid or volunteer).
- $100 application fee (non-refundable)
- Unofficial copies of transcripts
- Three letters of recommendation from academic, employment, and Indigenous community sources (must be requested from within the application)
- Paid and volunteer work history (must be completed within application)
- Area of specialization statement (must be completed within application)
- Proof of English language proficiency
International12646 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6323 CAD per semester during 24 months.
National5748 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 2874 CAD per semester during 24 months.
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