cultural healer

cultural healer

a member of an ethnic or cultural group who uses traditional methods of healing rather than modern scientific methods to provide health care for other members of the group or members of another ethnic minority group.
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The role of the cultural healer is to ease the transition into the school setting of newcomer students and to facilitate their language acquisition.
In her heterogeneous, multilingual, and multiracial community she also plays the role of a social and cultural healer, broker, and magnet (for all the actions and characters revolve around her).
Find helpful but limited ways to include cultural healers and or cultural healing practices when developing service delivery material and/or educational products.
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