Learn intercultural communication skills and understand contemporary Canadian social and family issues, with a focus on Indigenous populations. As a specialized education assistant or community support worker, you will be prepared to provide support to individuals with a broad range of disabilities, bringing unique skills and training to the workplace to help integrate Aboriginal cultural and curricular content — or transfer to NIC’s Human Services diploma.
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[The Indigenous focus of the program] changed my perspective and how I looked at life in general. It can be very emotional, especially if you’ve lived some of it, but you need to learn it and understand it. It’s made me a more empathetic person.
Kristy Salter, HSC Ind. Focus alumni