NSWK-3555EL – Indigenous Social Work Research Methodologies

This course focuses on a critical examination of carrying out respectful and responsible social research with Aboriginal communities. Critical analyses includes a study of research methods, methodologies, and ethical issues. As such, the course is framed within a historical context of Aboriginal and Canadian relations. It specifically examines research protocols within Aboriginal and Indigenous communities with respect to exploring decolonising social work research methodologies by exploring traditional knowledges, worldviews and epistemologies. This course also explores western based research methodological approaches with a focus on developing “best practice” approaches to research that is relevant. (lec 3) cr 6.




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