Framework for dialogue and learning with parents and professionals in the Central Okanagan; an examination of learning (related to stigmatization) across relations of power

This research will create opportunities for reflection and dialogue with a group of professionals in the Central Okanagan regarding parents’ perceptions and experiences of stigmatization. Dialogue will focus on enhancing professionals' understanding of underlying structural and social factors contributing to stigmatization and the implications of this understanding for their practice.
The research draws from Participatory Action Research and Critical Pedagogy.

Framework for dialogue and learning with parents and professionals in the Central Okanagan; an examination of learning (related to stigmatization) across relations of power.

This research will create opportunities for reflection and dialogue with a group of professionals in the Central Okanagan regarding parents’ perceptions and experiences of stigmatization. Dialogue will focus on enhancing professionals' understanding of underlying structural and social factors contributing to stigmatization and the implications of this understanding for their practice. The research draws from Participatory Action Research and Critical Pedagogy.