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Subject-specific cultural competence videos

These videos provide more detailed information about cultural competence interaction with specific populations. This collection is constantly growing and should not be considered exhaustive. 

Naiomi Metallic of Burchells LLP explains how current legislation exacerbates conditions on First Nations reserves.

Mary Brown & Andrea Hancock, JD candidates at Dalhousie University's Schulich School of Law, introduce five best practices for communicating with clients who have experienced trauma.

How can legal services organizations equalize the playing field for lawyers, staff and clients with disabilities? Tova Sherman, founder and CEO of ReachAbility Association, outlines the environment, attitudes and attributes legal services organizations need to be fully inclusive in their practice.

Trauma and the Brain: Understanding abuse survivors responses. This animation is for any professional working with a service user when gender-based violence is a feature in the case. NHS Lanarkshire Ending Violence & Abuse Services. Made by mediaco-op.

What's the right way to ask questions about your colleague's race? People Strategist & Diversity Specialist Ritu Bhasin provides answers at TD Presents: The Walrus Talks Resilience. Recorded November 2, 2015 at the Theatre Junction Grand in Calgary.

Josie McKinney, Nova Scotia Public Prosecution Service, shows how prosecutors can use Gladue reports to identify, understand and respond to systemic discrimination faced by Aboriginal people. She explains how the Gladue principle reduces risk of unconscious bias in sentencing by increasing cultural awareness of all parties. Learn why prosecutors should request Gladue reports, factor them into sentencing and read with an open mind. 


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