Aboriginal Health Program - Program Topics

Program consists of the following teachings. 

Week One
Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:30

Morning Smudge

Morning Prayer

Sharing/Healing Circle

Morning Smudge

Morning Prayer

Sharing/Healing Circle

Morning Smudge

Morning Prayer

Sharing/Healing Circle

Morning Smudge

Morning Prayer

Sharing/Healing Circle

Morning Smudge

Morning Prayer

Sharing/Healing Circle

10:45 Break Break Break Break Break
11:00 1. The Seven Classifications of Substances and Short and Long Term Effects 4.Anger Release, Stages of Anger 6.Anger Release, Styles of Anger 8. Returning to Old Behaviour, Excuses

OMG/OMC It's the Weekend

Weekend Plans 

Closing Prayer 

12:00 Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch  
1:00

2.Five Sacred Medicines and Others

3. You, Me and Gladue

5. Seven Grandfather Teachings  7. PAWS

9. Two Row Wampum Belt

10. The Wolves Within

 
1:45 Break Break Break Break  
2:00

Closing Sharing Circle

Closing Prayer

Closing Sharing Circle

Closing Prayer

Closing Sharing Circle

Closing Prayer

Closing Sharing Circle

Closing Prayer

 

 

Week Two
Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:30

Morning Smudge

Morning Prayer

Sharing/Healing Circle

Morning Smudge

Morning Prayer

Sharing/Healing Circle

Morning Smudge

Morning Prayer

Sharing/Healing Circle

Morning Smudge

Morning Prayer

Sharing/Healing Circle

Morning Smudge

Morning Prayer

Sharing/Healing Circle

10:45 Break Break Break Break Break
11:00 1. Trauma 3. Mental Health, Illness and Well-Being 5. Four Types of Boundaries (Rigid, None, Partial, Healthy) 8. Spirit Animal Meanings

OMG/OMC It's the Weekend

Weekend Plans 

Closing Prayer 

12:00 Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch  
1:00

2. Use, Misuse, Abuse, Dependence, Tolerance and Addiction

4. Boundaries You Deserve

6. Eagle Feather Teaching

7. Spirit Animal

 

9. 20 Ways to Discourage a Healthy Relationship

 
1:45 Break Break Break Break  
2:00

Closing Sharing Circle

Closing Prayer

Closing Sharing Circle

Closing Prayer

Closing Sharing Circle

Closing Prayer

Closing Sharing Circle

Closing Prayer

Week Three
Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:30

Morning Smudge

Morning Prayer

Sharing/Healing Circle

Morning Smudge

Morning Prayer

Sharing/Healing Circle

Morning Smudge

Morning Prayer

Sharing/Healing Circle

Morning Smudge

Morning Prayer

Sharing/Healing Circle

Morning Smudge

Morning Prayer

Sharing/Healing Circle

10:45 Break Break Break Break Break
11:00 1. Grief & Loss: Understanding the Process, What is Grief? 

3. Laughing Matters

Different Phases of Grieving

5. Medicine Wheel Teaching

16 Qualities of Life

7. How do I know it's time to forgive? 

8. Fear of Success

OMG/OMC It's the Weekend

Weekend Plans 

Closing Prayer 

12:00 Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch  
1:00

2. Grief: Myths & Facts, Seven Stages, What to Say and What Not to Say 

 

4. Grieving, Healing Cycle of Aboriginal Communities 6. Forgiveness: What is Forgiveness, Grudges & Resentments

9. Steps to help in Forgiveness and Breaking it Down 

 
1:45 Break Break Break Break  
2:00

Closing Sharing Circle

Closing Prayer

Closing Sharing Circle

Closing Prayer

Closing Sharing Circle

Closing Prayer

Closing Sharing Circle

Closing Prayer

Week Four 
Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:30

Morning Smudge

Morning Prayer

Sharing/Healing Circle

Morning Smudge

Morning Prayer

Sharing/Healing Circle

Morning Smudge

Morning Prayer

Sharing/Healing Circle

Morning Smudge

Morning Prayer

Sharing/Healing Circle

Morning Smudge

Morning Prayer

Sharing/Healing Circle

10:45 Break Break Break Break Break
11:00

1. The Seven Fire Teaching

2. Sweat Lodge Teaching

4. Domestic, Lateral Abuse, Assault, Violence

6. Behind the Mask of Personalities

7. Mask of Self-Esteem

8. Making Peace with your Past

11. Breaking the Mask, Activities Past, Present and Future

OMG/OMC It's the Weekend

Weekend Plans 

Closing Prayer 

12:00 Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch  
1:00

3. Gossip & Rumours, Three Types of Gossip, Tips to Counteract Gossip

 

5. Conflict Resolution

9. Mask of Shame

10. Mask of Guilt

 

12. Three "C's" to Building Healthy Relationships

 
1:45 Break Break Break Break  
2:00

Closing Sharing Circle

Closing Prayer

Closing Sharing Circle

Closing Prayer

Closing Sharing Circle

Closing Prayer

Closing Sharing Circle

Closing Prayer

Week Five
Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:30

Morning Smudge

Morning Prayer

Sharing/Healing Circle

Morning Smudge

Morning Prayer

Sharing/Healing Circle

Morning Smudge

Morning Prayer

Sharing/Healing Circle

Morning Smudge

Morning Prayer

Sharing/Healing Circle

Morning Smudge

Morning Prayer

Sharing/Healing Circle

10:45 Break Break Break Break Break
11:00

1. Giving Misery a Chair to Sit In

2. Healthy Anger

4. Feasting the Bundles Teachings

6. Trust

7. Strategies for Building Trust

10. Legend of the Dream Keeper

11. Legend of the Dream Catcher 

OMG/OMC It's the Weekend

Weekend Plans 

Closing Prayer 

12:00 Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch  
1:00

3. Parenting Skills

 

5. Construction of a Sacred Bundle 

8. What is Stress?

9. Causes of Stress

 

12. Budgeting

 

13. Starting a Budget 

 
1:45 Break Break Break Break  
2:00

Closing Sharing Circle

Closing Prayer

Closing Sharing Circle

Closing Prayer

Closing Sharing Circle

Closing Prayer

Closing Sharing Circle

Closing Prayer

Week Six
Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:30

Morning Smudge

Morning Prayer

Sharing/Healing Circle

Morning Smudge

Morning Prayer

Sharing/Healing Circle

Morning Smudge

Morning Prayer

Sharing/Healing Circle

Morning Smudge

Morning Prayer

Sharing/Healing Circle

Morning Smudge

Morning Prayer

Sharing/Healing Circle

10:45 Break Break Break Break Break
11:00

1. Does Forgiving Mean Forgetting?

 

2. How to Stop Worrying

5. Métis People

 

6. What is Aboriginal Spirituality 

9. The Sacred Pipe

 

10 Six Categories of Learned Behaviours

 12. Helpful Steps to Sleep

 

13. Feast

OMG/OMC It's the Weekend

Weekend Plans 

Closing Prayer 

12:00 Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch  
1:00

3. Wellness Toolbox

 

4. Star People 

7. Codependency

 

8. 13 Moons

11. Signs of Learned Behaviours

14. Protocols for Traditional Gatherings and Ceremonies

 

 
1:45 Break Break Break Break  
2:00

Closing Sharing Circle

Closing Prayer

Closing Sharing Circle

Closing Prayer

Closing Sharing Circle

Closing Prayer

Closing Sharing Circle

Closing Prayer

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