L, KI, L  (L,TH,KEEL)  |  Confidence

Child and Youth Mental Health Program

Participant Prerequisite:   Aboriginal children and youth aged 0 to 18 and family members.


Program Description

kwenanlatel intensive parent support program iconL, KI, L  (L,TH,KEEL) Child and Youth Mental Health Program L,KI,L means, "Confidence", This program provides support to Aboriginal children and youth aged 0-18 and their families, by helping to improve their mental health and over all well-being. The program maintains a focus on healing that incorporates both cultural and mainstream interventions. The program strives to facilitate a better awareness and understanding of colonization and the intergenerational impacts of residential schools. .

This program operates under a open intake referral process. Download Referral Form.mcfd referral form download


Philosophy

program icon box While the program maintains a mental health focus, it also utilizes a holistic approach and embraces the teachings of the Medicine Wheel in addressing the mental, emotional, physical and spiritual needs of children, youth and families .


Needs Addressed

program icon eagleMental Health needs such as:
• Intergenerational trauma
• Dissociation
• PTSD
• Depression
• Anxiety
• ADHD
Behavioural needs such as:
• Anger management skills
• Coping skills
Emotional needs such as:
• Emotional regulation and expression.
Physical needs such as:
• Support in nurturing the body with healthy eating and physical activities.
Spiritual needs such as:
• Encouraging a spiritual connection through the natural environment and cultural practices.


Program Services

program icon orca • One-on-one counselling
• Family counselling
• Healing Circles
• Safety Planning / Boundary setting
• Art Therapy
• Cultural Interventions (Swing therapy, Smudging, 7 Teachings, Drumming, Medicine Wheel, Story-telling and Music)
•Play Therapy / Sand Therapy
• EMDR Therapy (Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing)
• Nature Walks
The program also makes use of games, activities and outings that are related to the needs and the intersts of the children, youth and families


Goals

program icon wolf• More Aboriginal children will be able to continue to live within or be connected to their communities and families.
• Increased self-esteem, a sense of empowerment and confidence in the abilities of Aboriginal families and their children.



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Your Rights & Responsbilities

As a Community member you have certain Rights and Responsibilites while participating in the Programs at Hulitan. These commitments help our staff and you, to be successful.



Code of Ethics

All counselors abide by two Codes of Ethics, the Traditional Native Code of Ethics, as well as, the British Columbia Association of Social Workers Code of Ethics.



Grievance Policy & Appeals

The Society maintains a , Grievance Policy and Appeals Process by which a client can file a grievance, without any retaliation or barriers to services. All concerns are important to us.



L, KI, L  (LTHW,KEE,L)
Child & Youth Mental Health Program Contacts

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CHILD & YOUTH MENTAL
HEALTH WORKER
Colleen MacDougall

cmcdougall@hulitan.ca