Health Promotion Worker

(Community Wellness Worker)




(AHWS) - Aboriginal Healing & Wellness Strategy

(FVI) - Federal Family Violence Initiatives

(ECD) - Early Childhood Development

(CFE) - Community Food Educator


AHWS Mandate

"The Aboriginal Healing and Wellness Strategy

promotes a culturally appropriate approach to healing and wellness.
It is unique in Canada that has become a source of innovative expertise in the Aboriginal Healin health services
across North America"

The Primary Responsibility of the CWW (HPW)

is to develop, provide, faciliate and/or coordinate a variety of
local programming relatin to reducing or preventing family and community violence. This would include community
activities that promote culturally appropiate healt education, awareness campaigns and unity in a local setting.

The Federal Family Violence Initiative

enhances and supports the exisiting healing and wellness prorams by

development and implemtation of community activities. increase public awareness of familt violence and reduces tolerance and occurances.

Aboriginal Healing & Wellness Strategy:

Mother's Day Gifts
(AHWS) Family Fun Days
Back to School Supplies
Halloween Party
Community Christmas Party

Father's Day Gifts
(FVI) Traditional Pow Wow
Children's & Elders Christmas Gifts
Early Childhood Development:

Healthy Snack for Tots 0-6 yrs of ages
Healthy Luncheon
Community Garden
Regalia Making Workshops
Health Fair
New Baby Packages
FASD Awareness Day
Cultural Craft Teachings

Community Tubing Excursion

Combined Programming:

Aboriginal Day (AWHS, ECD)
Cultural Teachings (AHWS, FVI)
Family Fish Derby (AHWS,FVI)
Childrens Winter Jacket Program (AHWS, FVI)
National Addictions Awareness Week (AHWS, FVI, ECD)
Annual Winter Carnival (AHWS, FVI, ECD)