Year: 2013 Source: Native Social Work Journal.(2000).2(1):91-112. SIEC No: 20130874

Aboriginal peoples have been utilizing their own approaches to helping one another for centuries. Many Aboriginal social workers have incorporated these approaches or aspects of them in their professional practice. However, such approaches have not always been respected on their own merits by the social work profession. In recognition of this concern, the Canadian Association of the Social Workers (1994) have acknowledged the need for greater understanding and respect of Aboriginal practices.

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