Services

Therapy

 

The Institute for Culturally Restorative Practice is committed to supporting the wholistic wellness of individuals, families, and communities. As a result, the Institute offers an array of wholistic healing opportunities.
 

INDIVIDUAL THERAPY, ASSESSMENT, MENTORING, AND/OR COACHING

The Institute for Culturally Restorative Practice is an Approved Service Provider with the Non-Insured Health Benefits Program. We are registered social workers with the Ontario Association of Social Workers and the Ontario College of Social Service Workers and Social Workers – in good standing. As a result, the Institute offers the following:
 

  1. Individual Crisis Counseling

  2. Individual Clinical Assessments

  3. Individual Practitioner Supervision and Mentoring

  4. Training and Program development in Clinical Supervision

  5. Individual Based Curriculum Development

Educational Seminars

CULTURALLY RESTORATIVE PRACTICES ™ 

Abstract: 

The purpose of the workshop is to provide the participants with an introduction to culturally restorative practice. Participants will learn about the foundation of culturally restorative practice through the mechanism of cultural attachment theory and how some of its principles have created a new methodology of services for First Nation people. 

CULTURALLY RESTORATIVE DEVELOPMENTAL MILESTONES ™ 

Abstract: 

The purpose of this workshop is to provide an Indigenous perspective on child development. Development theories have discussed changes in human behavior that occurs throughout the lifespan; however, they are missing one key piece when working with the Indigenous population – the spirit.

CULTURAL ATTACHMENT THEORY ™ 

Abstract:

The purpose of the workshop is to provide the participants with an introduction to cultural attachment theory in practice.  Participants will learn about the foundation of cultural attachment theory and its application in service practices. 

WELLNESS AND ADDICTION ™ 

Abstract: 

In this unique educational seminar, ICRP will provide an opportunity for participants to discuss various issues that promote and sustain individual unrest. The educational seminar will provide therapeutic opportunities to heal through community and holistic practices. 

Organizational Development

The Institute for Culturally Restorative Practice is committed to supporting the development of culturally safe programs. Creating cultural safe environments requires a change in beliefs, attitudes, quality service improvement, values, and at times change to organizational culture and structure.

The Institute provides organizations with the opportunity to increase their effectiveness and viability when working with Indigenous peoples. In order to adapt to the cultural safe environment, the Institute offers the following organizational development programs:

 

MANAGEMENT OR BOARD PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT

The Institute for Culturally Restorative Practices is committed to culturally safe organizational development. The Institute provides the educational seminars to move forward in culturally safe ways, and provides the opportunity to work with management and boards throughout the change management process.

The Institute works to lay the framework for change, and acts as a consultant to organization’ change process through administrative harmonization processes. Bridging both Indigenous perspectives and Governmental mandates to meet the best interests of Indigenous children and families accessing an organization’s program.

 

TEACH / EDUCATE

The Institute for Culturally Restorative Practice is committed to supporting the adult learning process in creating cultural safe environments and communities.
 

ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURAL COACHING / MENTOR

The Institute for Culturally Restorative Practice is committed to mentoring the culturally safe change management process. Mentoring is used in organizational development and provides opportunities for practitioners to learn about culturally restorative practices. Mentoring provides the practitioners with opportunities to develop specific culturally safe skills to enhance the change management process.
 

SUPPORT THE CHANGE PROCESS

The Institute for Culturally Restorative Practice is committed to supporting the culturally restorative change model within your organization’s development of cultural safe programming. This includes skills development, performance and quality development, and internal /external scans for quality improvement.

Research

The Institute for Culturally Restorative Practices is committed to offering Indigenous research methodologies as an option to scholarly research. The Institute works within the principles of participatory research with the highest standards of OCAP principles – ownership, control, access, and possession of the research process.

The Institute's practice-based evidence model, exemplifies the the inherent residencies that exist within our Indigenous communities.  Indigenous peoples have the answers, have the cultural structures, and have the knowledge necessary to counter neo-colonial systems and strategies that negatively impact Indigenous communities.  

The Institute specializes in:

  1. Cultural Attachment Phenomenology

  2. Indigenous Development​

  3. Indigenous Wellness & Wellbeing

  4. Culturally Restorative Models

  5. Culturally Restorative Program Evaluations

CONTACT US:

 

Estelle Simard, MSW, RSW, ABD - Education

Pronouns: She/Her/Ikwe 
Board member and CEO
The Institute for Culturally Restorative Practices 
P.O. Box 723

Rainy River, Ontario 

P0W1L0
(807) 271-4828
email:

estelle.simard@culturallyrestorativepractices.ca

 

SALES AND EVENT PLANNING:

 

Michael Mosher, BA

Pronouns: He/Him/His

Acting Executive Director

Director of Sales and Marketing

The Institute for Culturally Restorative Practices 

P. O. Box 723

Rainy River, Ontario 
P0W1L0

(807) 271-0554

email: michael.mosher@culturallyrestorativepractices.ca

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