The importance of inclusion in services for families has gained increasing attention over the past 40 years. What does it mean to be “inclusive” and how can you ensure that practices, programs, and policies are more inclusive of First Nations, Métis, and Inuit families? The Best Start Resource Centre has published a report titled, “Open hearts, open minds: Services that are inclusive of First Nations, Métis and Inuit families.” The report offers key concepts and approaches for being inclusive. It also includes an overview of Canada’s history to try to explain why Aboriginal peoples have been excluded and marginalized from services.
You can read this Research Report Round-up on the EENet website.
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