Cultural Safety and Trauma Informed Practice
Learning and unlearning around racism and white supremacy is an important part of one’s individual practice. It acts as a building block towards understanding the uniqueness of cultural safety and how to create spaces where people can define what is culturally safe for them.
The following are resources and education opportunities related to cultural safety and trauma informed practice. Most of these resources are not specific to working with eating disorders, but will support your general practice as a health professional.
- Culturally Connected
- In Plain Sight: Addressing Indigenous-specific Racism and Discrimination in B.C. Health Care
- White Supremacy Culture in Organizations
- Kaa-wiichitoyaahk: We Take Care of Each Other (Métis perspectives on cultural wellness)
- Multicultural Mental Health Resource Centre
- San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training
- Ta Saantii Deu/Neso, A Profile of Métis Youth Health in BC
- Towards Cultural Safety for Metis People
- Understanding Eating Disorders in BC Schools: A Guide of Trauma Informed Practices for School Professionals
- Trauma Informed Nutrition