Humboldt State University

Department of Social Work

HSU Department of Social Work 2018 Speaker Series

 

Indigenous Knowledge Speaker Series: Community, Well-Being and Healing

February 16, February 23, & March 27, 2018, the Department of Social Work in partnership with Two Feathers Native American Family Services & HSU Native American Studies, Child Development and Psychology Departments present Indigenous Knowledge: Community, Well-Being and Healing.  Speakers include Dr. Richard Katz, Dr. Stephen Murphy-Shigematsu, Dr. Bonnie Duran & Dr. Joseph P. Gone.

DATES: Februay 16, February 23, March 27
TIME: 1-3pm
LOCATION: Native Forum

- Free
- Open to the community
- Refreshments provided
- Join the conversation online


February 16, 2018: Richard Katz & Stephen Murphy-Shigematsu

  • Richard Katz, Ph.D. – Indigenous  Healing Psychology:  Honoring the Wisdom of the First PeopleIndigenous Knowledge Speaker Series: Community, Well-Being and Healing

    February 16, February 23, & March 27, 2018, the Department of Social Work in partnership with Two Feathers Native American Family Services & HSU Native American Studies, Child Development and Psychology Departments present Indigenous Knowledge: Community, Well-Being and Healing.  Speakers include Dr. Richard Katz, Dr. Stephen Murphy-Shigematsu, Dr. Bonnie Duran & Dr. Joseph P. Gone.s

A clinical psychologist trained at Harvard where he taught for 20 years, Katz has worked worldwide with Indigenous elders and healers over the past 50 years, seeking to fulfill their request to re-vision psychology, and writing 5 books on that work.  He is professor emeritus at First Nations University of Canada, and adjunct professor of psychology at the University of Saskatchewan.

A psychologist in Leadership Innovations and Wellness Education in the School of Medicine, and Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity at Stanford University, Dr. Murphy-Shigematsu received a doctorate in psychology from Harvard University, and was professor at the University of Tokyo and Fielding Graduate University.


February 23, 2018: Bonnie Duran

  • Bonnie Duran, Ph.D. – Community Engaged Research with Indigenous Populations

Professor at the University of Washington School of Social Work and Director of the Center for Indigenous Health Research, Dr. Duran has over 27 years of experience working in public health research, education and practice with a focus on Native Americans & other communities of color.


March 27, 2018: Joseph P. Gone

  • Joseph P. Gone, Ph.D. – Rethinking Mental Health Services for American Indian Communities: Postcolonial Perspectives & Possibilities

National expert in American Indian psychology and mental health, Dr. Gone,  professor at the University of Michigan,  has collaborated with tribal communities for over 20  years to harness traditional culture and spirituality for advancing indigenous well-being.