Cultural Competency

San'yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training
Presented by: Provincial Health Services Authority BC

  • Facilitated online training that includes themes of justice, policing, child and family services, education, business and government under three modules: Core, Health and Mental Health. 

Indigenous Cultural Competence Course
Presented by: Indigenous Reconciliation Group

  • One to two-day in-person training that explores cultural competence and opportunities to contribute to reconciliation.

Indigenous Cultural Competency Training
Presented by: Native Canadian Centre of Toronto

  • The training is designed for agencies, organizations, institutions to build a foundational awareness of Indigenous peoples and enhance self-awareness.

Indigenous Awareness Training and Cultural Competency Training
Presented by: First Peoples Group

  • These trainings are targeted to organizations, customizable and offered on request.

Cultural Safety and Cultural Humility Webinar Series
Presented by: First Nations Health Association

  • Series of 11 webinars that support development of tools and skills on how to be effective allies for advancing cultural safety and humility and what health service staff and allies can do to understand and integrate this work into their practice or interaction with Indigenous Clients.

Patient Engagement in Research

    Communities as Patient Partners: Building Research Relationships with Indigenous Communities

    Presented by: Saskatchewan Centre for Patient-Oriented Research

    • These training modules for researchers and their teams seeking to engage Indigenous communities in research offer a diverse array of essential information covering issues such as history of Indigenous health and research in Saskatchewan; existing policies and frameworks such as OCAP™, Truth and Reconciliation Commission Calls to Action, Tri-Council Policy Statement Chapter 9 and protocol on how to respectfully and meaningfully engage communities in research projects. 

    Patient-Oriented Research Training and Learning – Primary Health Care (PORTL-PHC) 

    Presented by: BC SPOR SUPPORT Unit

    • This free online training program is designed to build capacity among Patients, Clinicians, Policy Makers, and Researchers in the conduct and use of patient-oriented primary health care research. 

    IDEAS Foundations of Quality Improvement Program

    Presented by: McMaster University

    • The IDEAS Foundations of Quality Improvement provides participants with the knowledge and tools to effectively participate in and contribute to quality improvement projects within or across healthcare organizations.

    Introductory Workshops to Patient-Oriented Research
    Hosted by: BC SPOR SUPPORT Unit

    • Foundations in Patient-Oriented Research is designed to provide researchers, patients, health care providers and health system decision-makers with the necessary knowledge to work in mutually beneficial partnerships doing patient-oriented research.
    • The face-to-face training is divided into three modules that can be taken in any order.

    PACER: Patient and Community Engagement in Research
    Hosted by: PaCER Projects Inc., under the University of Alberta and the University of Calgary

    • The PaCER internship program is a free training program for community members who want to be engaged in health research. The program consists of online interactive modules, face-to-face interactive sessions, group laps and completing a group research project.
    • The internship prepares individuals to become research liaisons, leads or internship mentors.
    • Offered annually.


    Knowledge Translation

    Knowledge Translation Professional Certificate
    Presented by: Sickkids Learning Institute

    • Five-day in-person training focusing on core competencies of conducted knowledge translation work in Canada for knowledge translation professionals.
    • Offered three times per year.

    Specialist Knowledge Translation Training Workshop
    Presented by: Sickkids Learning Institute

    • Two-day in-person course for researchers, practitioners, educators and other specialists to develop their abilities to develop and implement knowledge translation plans for their projects.
    • Offered two-three times per year.

    Certificate in Knowledge Mobilization
    Presented by: University of Guelph

    • Provides an overview of theories and practices involved in the creation, sharing and uptake of evidence.

    Knowledge Translation Basics
    Presented by: Knowledge Translation Program

    • This two-day workshop is designed to teach participants how to identity key KT definitions, assess and prioritize implementation needs, use appropriate methods to assess the quality of available evidence, define the scope of change and ideal practices to be implemented and identify key processes that inform the selection of implementation strategies.


    Research Methods & Ethics

      TCPS 2 Tutorial: Course on Research Ethics (CORE)
      Presented by: Government of Canada Panel on Research Ethics

      • This self-paced course features ten modules ranging from Core Principles to REB Review. It is designed primarily for the use of researchers and REB members – though anyone may take this course and print their own certificate of completion. 
      • Module 9 - Research Involving the First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples of Canada is available in PDF format.

      Clinical Trials Education and Awareness
      Presented by: N2 Canada: Network of Networks

      • A collection of resources created to help potential participants, families, caregivers, and the general public to understand basics about clinical trials and clinical research.

      Leadership in Patient-Oriented Research: Pragmatic Clinical Trials Certificate
      Presented by: Alberta SPOR SUPPORT Unit

      • This certificate integrates currently available training, such as the ACRC recommended training courses, while providing additional content that integrates patient-oriented research with a focus on practical application using real-world and Alberta-specific examples. 

      Indigenous Methodologies (online course)
      Presented by: South Dakota State University

      • This online course is open to non-students and begins January 7, 2019. Look on the right hand side-bar of the link above for instructions on how to enroll. 

      Fundamentals of OCAP® 
      Presented by: First Nations Information Governance Centre

      • This online training programs offers a comprehensive overview of the First Nations principles of OCAP® (Ownership, Control, Access and Possession).