Renee Linklater, PhD discusses the CAMH Launch of Shkaabe Makwa – Centre for First Nations, Inuit and Métis Wellness.

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Renee Linklater, PhD discusses the CAMH Launch of Shkaabe Makwa – Centre for First Nations, Inuit and Métis Wellness.

by pmnationtalk on November 12, 2020220 Views

Shkaabe Makwa will be the first hospital-based Centre in Canada designed to drive culturally relevant system initiatives to achieve health equity and community wellness.

Renee Linklater, PhD is a member of Rainy River First Nations in Northwestern Ontario.  She has over 25 years of experience working with Indigenous healing agencies and First Nation communities. She is an international speaker on trauma and healing and is the author of Decolonizing trauma work: Indigenous stories and strategies. Renee is the Senior Director of Shkaabe Makwa at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and is actively involved in several system level initiatives across the province.

Shkaabe Makwa plays a key role in connecting with First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities and service providers across the province with a focus on:

  • Building relationships and collaborative partnerships;
  • Providing training to support workforce development;
  • Advancing culturally relevant systems initiatives; and
  • Improving practice through research and knowledge exchange.

Shkaabe Makwa collaborates with many programs across CAMH to develop and deliver training, implement system initiatives, coordinate knowledge exchange events and webinars, support Virtual Care services, resource for research projects and lead Indigenous engagement for CAMH programs and initiatives.

For more information about the program, please contact [email protected]

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