This foundations course will connect the origination of the Wabanaki people, their traditional belief system, and the impact of language on their world view. Experiences of living and passed Native people are shared.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss contemporary Wabanaki demographics and issues surrounding substance use and health
  • Examine the current and past Native experience
  • Describe the impact of language on the Native world view

How it Works

After watching a video presentation by Roger Paul, you will be required to take a short quiz. Upon receiving a grade of 80% or higher, you will be directed to a course evaluation. Once you have completed the evaluation, you will be able to download a .pdf certificate to get your course credit.


  • Video Presentation (1.5 hour)
  • Exit quiz requiring a score of at least 80% to earn contact hours
  • Evaluation of the training

About the Presenter

Roger Paul On a secluded Down-east Indian reservation in a community of traditional Language speakers, Roger Paul was the 14th child born to a Passamaquoddy mother and a Wolastoq father.>Read more

Contact Hours 

Certificates will be issued upon completion of an online course evaluation.
No partial credit will be given.

  • 1.5 CONTACT HOUR for social workers, licensed professional clinical counselors, psychologists, continuing health education specialists, and  behavioral healthcare workers.
  • This course may be used for 1.5 contact hour for MHRT-C Domain 7 

Important Info

Disclosure: Neither the presenter nor the program planners (CCSME) have any commercial interest or conflict of interest to disclose.

Disclaimer: This course is intended for educational purposes only.  The views, opinions, and content expressed in this presentation do not necessarily reflect the views, opinions or policies of the Co-Occurring Collaborative Serving Maine (CCSME).

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