Building on the teachings of our Indigenous ancestors, communities have an abundance of recognized traditional knowledge, skills and competencies based on indigenous worldview that supports and validates the indigenous helpers who bring cultural richness for nation wellness and sustainability.
To support and validate helpers’ knowledge, skills and competencies that affirm traditional Indigenous cultures and healing practices leading to a compassionate holistic support system for healthy communities.
- To ensure a level of excellence in individual performance
- To establish standards that are relevant to traditional Indigenous healing philosophy, and which are comparable and generally accepted in the field
- To support the continuation of First Nations wellness programs, by providing a measure of competence which will be recognized locally, nationally and internationally