shopping cart
nothing in cart
 
browse by subject
new releases
best sellers
sale books
browse by author
browse by publisher
home
about us
upcoming events
Nov 19th - The Cannabis Primer: What You Need to Know....NOW! [Leading Edge Seminars]
Nov 22nd - OAPA Annual Conference - Meeting 21st Century Transformational Change Challenges: Mapping Collective School-Besed Mental Health Support [OAPA - Ontario Association of Psychological Associates]
Nov 22nd - Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for Teens: Interventions and Strategies for Use in Clinical Practice [Leading Edge Seminars]
Nov 22nd - Therapeutic Rhythm and Mindfulness (TRM™) Professional Facilitator Training Program [Dr. Shari Geller]
Nov 23rd - Incorporating DBT Informed Practice when Working with Families and Adolescents:  Skills and Techniques to Support Families to Manage their Adolescents with their Emotions, Distress and Setting Limits [SickKids CCMH Learning Institute]
schools agencies and other institutional orders (click here)
Journey to Healing: Aboriginal People with Addiction and Mental Health Issues — What health, social service and justice and workers need to know
Menzies, Peter and Lynn F. Lavallée | Foreword by Elder Vern Harper
CAMH Publications / Softcover / 2014-06-01 / 177114159X
Aboriginal Issues / Addiction
price: $99.95
460 pages
In Stock (Ships within one business day)

Helping to promote healing in Aboriginal people with addiction and mental health issues requires specialized knowledge and unique skills. Health, social service and justice workers must first have a grasp of history and the emotional legacy that today’s generation of Aboriginal people carry. They must also be prepared to blend Aboriginal and Western approaches to match their clients’ unique world views.

Journey to Healing is a comprehensive and practical evidence-based resource. It was written to help prepare students and professionals to provide counselling and social services to Aboriginal people with mental health and addiction issues in urban, rural and isolated settings. The scope of the book is broad; each chapter focuses on a specific topic (see table of contents ). Many of the authors are Aboriginal and all are respected experts in their fields. Each author shares his or her scholarly learning, insight, wisdom and experience of addressing addiction and mental health issues in Aboriginal populations.

The guide is intended to serve as a course text for health, social service and justice programs in universities and community colleges. It will also be of interest to social workers, addiction and mental health service providers, and prison, probation, parole and police officers working with Aboriginal communities.

About the Editors:

Peter Menzies, BA, BSW, MSW, PhD, is a member of the Sagamok Anishnawbek First Nation. He is a private consultant working primarily with First Nations communities in Ontario. Before establishing his private practice, Peter spent 14 years building culturally congruent mental health and addiction programs in partnership with urban and rural First Nations communities through the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto. Peter is an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto and an adjunct professor in the Faculty of Social Work at Laurentian University in Sudbury. He received the Centre for Equity in Health and Society’s Entrepreneurial Development and Integration of Services Award in 2005, and the Kaiser Foundation’s Excellence in Indigenous Programming Award in 2011.

Lynn F. Lavallée, BA, MSC, PhD, is Anishinaabe Métis born in Sudbury, Ontario. She moved to Toronto as a child and grew up in the social housing development Regent Park. As a youth and young adult she faced mental health challenges. Lynn has a BA in psychology and kinesiology, an MSC in community health and a PhD in social work. She is an associate professor at Ryerson University, as well as associate director of the School of Social Work and chair of the Research Ethics Board. Her research interests include the holistic well-being of Indigenous peoples, social and political determinants of health and Indigenous research ethics.

Caversham Booksellers
98 Harbord St, Toronto, ON M5S 1G6 Canada
(click for map and directions)
All prices in $cdn
Copyright 2014

Phone toll-free (800) 361-6120
Tel (416) 944-0962 | Fax (416) 944-0963
E-mail info@cavershambooksellers.com
Hours: 9-6 M-W / 9-7 Th-F / 10-6 Sat / 12-5 Sun EST

search
Click here to read previous issues.
related events
Bringing Understanding, Turning Differences into S
CPA 2016 Titles on Display
List for OPA Addiction 101
OAFM Jan 2018
OPA Addiction 101 Day
other lists
2015 Catalogue Titles
Aboriginal Issues
Addiction
CAMH
on display at 2018 Addictions and Mental Health On