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Department of Social Work MSW Field

Field Placement Site Information

Agency:

Contact:

Anishnawbe Mushkiki

Bernice Dubec

Address: 29 Royston Court
  Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada P7A 4Y7
Phone: 807-343-4843
Agency Description:

Anishnawbe Mushkiki is an Aboriginal community health centre which has been established as a primary healthcare facility. Our centre provides clinical services, health promotion, mental health and traditional healing services. Anishnawbe Mushkiki serves all Aboriginal people throughout their lifecycle. We provide holistic healthcare including primary, traditional and alternative approaches. Our services include clinic care, culture, education, intervention, and prevention. We empower Aboriginal people to achieve optimal health and wellbeing.

Description of Field Activities

As part of the field placement at Anishnawbe Mushkiki, students will complete activities such as counseling, advocating, case assessment/planning, program evaluation/data analysis, organizing programs, public relations, in-service trainings, interpersonal relations, crisis handling, case management, community planning, community organizing, and grant writing.  They will be involved on a daily basis with clients providing counseling and workshops.  The student will also develop workshops and programming on a monthly basis.  The student will liaise with area elders to provide cultural education and healing with the clients.  The student will set up a dialogue circle in order to facilitate consultation between urban First Nation people and the Heart and Stroke Foundation.  The student will work with the director to complete a capital grant proposal.  The student will visit area agencies to gain an understanding of services available.  

Approval for Field I, II, Either?? This site has been approved for either Field I or Field II.

If you would like additional information regarding this field placement agency, contact the Field Coordinator.

 

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