Cultural Humility 2 Day Workshop

This workshop is based upon the concept of Cultural Humility and it’s principles developed by Dr. Melanie Tervalon and Dr. Jann Murray-Garcia. Day one focuses on providing essential concepts and practices that encourage a safe respectful space. Day two will focus upon understanding and practicing the principles of cultural humility through small groups with dialogue.

Dr. Jann Murray-García has led community-based education and cultural understanding at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing since its launch in 2010 and asserts that individuals and institutions must look for their hidden scripts to avoid unknowingly or unintentionally causing harm with discrimination. That those scripts are the cultural identities, family experiences, traumas, intersecting histories, and languages that shape interactions, inform values and influence policies. She professes that scripts can be interrupted by using Cultural Humility.

This workshop will:

  • Foster knowledge and insight towards the concepts of bias and cultural humility.
  • Show how the concept of cultural humility nurtures and encourages cultural safety.
  • Show how to respect culture and identity, as well a person’s needs and rights.
  • Provide you with information, tools and experiences to promote a safe and healthy work culture.

Encourage dialogue, self-reflection, mutually beneficial partnerships in community, and institutional accountability towards Equity, Diversity and Inclusivity Initiatives.

Systems Training for Emotional Predictability and Problem Solving (STEPPS) Group

STEPPS is a program developed by Nancee Blum and has shown to be helpful with treating borderline personality disorder (BPD) in combination with other treatments such as individual psychotherapy or medication treatment.  The program supplements but does not replace a client’s ongoing treatment of individual therapy, medication, case management.

The goal for this group is to offer a service for those diagnosed of with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) and/or having difficulty with Emotional Intensity Difficulties(EID) such as regulating intense emotions, anxiety, depression, anger, and self-destructive impulses. This program will offer participants the opportunity to learn skills to manage intense emotions and behaviors.


  • Empirically proven, effective treatment for people with borderline personality disorder.
  • Involves the client’s “system,” which includes family members and friends
  • Listed in the US Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) National Registry of Evidence-based Practices
  • More easily taught and delivered and more economical than other programs developed for people with BPD.
  • Well accepted by clients and mental health professionals.

Currently facilitating a STEPPS Group for UNB Counselling Services concluding April 4th, 2024.

No upcoming STEPPS Groups scheduled at the moment.



Tue, Apr 23, 2024 9:00 AM - Wed, Apr 24, 2024 4:00 PM ADT

Cultural Humility 2 Day Workshop