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Dr. Richard Vedan

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Associate Professor, School of So...

UBC Graduate School
UBC
2329 West Mall
Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4
Canada

Company Description: The University of British Columbia, established in 1908, educates a student population of 50,000 on major campuses in two cities and holds an international...   more
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Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • BA
    University of Western Ontario
  • Master of Social Work
    UBC Fraternity
  • PhD
    Simon Fraser University
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Web References
Aboriginal Faculty Members | Aboriginal Portal
aboriginal.ubc.ca, 14 Mar 2014 [cached]
Dr Richard Vedan, Associate Professor School of Social Work
Dr Vedan, from the Neskonlith Band of the Secwepemc First Nations, is an Associate Professor in the School of Social Work and past Director of the First Nations House of Learning. His research interests encompass the development of practice methods relevant to First Nations issues as well as the establishment of service delivery organizations that integrate traditional First Nations values and healing methods.
More on Dr Vedan
UBC Appoints Aboriginal ...
www.academica.ca, 22 Nov 2006 [cached]
UBC Appoints Aboriginal Affairs Senior Advisor: The University of British Columbia has appointed Prof. Richard Vedan as Senior Advisor to the President on Aboriginal Affairs, the first such position in a Canadian university.Vedan, a member of the Neskonlith Band of the Shuswap First Nation, has been Director of the UBC First Nations House of Learning since 2001 and an associate professor in the School of Social Work and Family Studies since 1995.
Contact Us - First Nations House of Learning
www.longhouse.ubc.ca, 1 July 2008 [cached]
Dr. Richard VedanDirector and Senior Advisor to the PresidentTel: 604-822-3071rvedan@interchange.ubc.ca
Dr. Richard ...
www.kloshetillicum.ca, 5 Feb 2014 [cached]
Dr. Richard Vedan University of British Columbia Principal Investigator
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Dr. Richard Vedan, (Secwepemc), has been an Associate Professor at the UBC School of Social Work since 1995. From 2001 until 2008 he had appointments as the Director of the First Nation House of Learning and served as Senior Advisor to the President on Aboriginal Affairs. Beginning in 1979 and until 1995 Richard was an Instructor, Department Chair and Division Chair /Dean of Instruction for Applied Arts and Community Services Programs at Langara College. From 1966 until 1977 he served with the Royal Canadian Air Force/ Canadian Armed Forces; trained as a Navigator and served as a Social Work Officer. In clinical practice he has worked with individuals, groups, couples and families and with drug and alcohol treatment programs. Currently he is a Co-Principal Investigator with the Kloshe Tillicum the Network Environments for Aboriginal Health Research (NEAHRBC-WA) which succeeded the BC ACADRE for which he was also Co-PI for six years. At present he is also Co-PI for an international project led by Dr. Judy Bartlett to build Aboriginal capacity in health research. Most recently Dr.Vedan's research has addressed identity issues, authenticity, multi-generational traumatic stress disorder, violent behaviour in First Nations men and the benefits of traditional healing practices. In June 2002, was awarded the Simon Fraser University Dean of Graduate Studies Medal for Academic Excellence in Education for his doctoral thesis: "How Shall We Forgive Our Fathers: Angry/Violent First Nations/Aboriginal Men's Experiences with Social Workers". Richard and his wife Barbara have been married for 41 years and have two adult children and two granddaughters living in British Columbia.
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