Course Details

Two Spirit and LGBTQIA+ Positive Space Training – March 2021

The Two Spirit and LGBTQIA+ Positive Space Training is a workshop designed to increase HHS’ capacity to create safe(r) and positive spaces for Two-Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, and intersex patients, staff, physicians, learners, and volunteers.

 This interactive session will:

  • Provide an introduction to current Two-Spirit and LGBTQIA+ terminology and language
  • Create opportunities to discuss healthcare scenarios in a non-judgmental environment
  • Provide strategies to engage in difficult conversations
  • Illustrate the important role of an Ally in creating safe(r) and positive space

Date Learning Hours Non-HHS Fee($) HHS Fee($) CCHL Fee($) Location
2021/03/02 3 50 0 50 Zoom (address provided after registration)
Sessions:

Date: 02-03-2021 Afternoon

Course Description:

LEADS Domain: Lead Self

Learning Hours: 2.5

Cost (HHS Staff and Physicians): FREE

Cost (non-HHS):  $50

Date: Tuesday March 2, 2021

Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Location: Zoom (address provided after registration)

Faculty Team:
Two Spirit and LGBTQIA+ Positive Space Training is offered through the Office of Human Rights and Inclusion:

Tina Garnett, Human Rights and Inclusion Specialist, Hamilton Health Sciences
Emmeline Gregoroff, Human Rights and Inclusion Coordinator, Hamilton Health Sciences

Target Audience:

This course is open to all staff, physicians, and volunteers. We highly recommend that you attend this course with a colleague. It can be difficult to be an agent for change if you are the lone voice in your department, unit, etc.


Outcomes:

At the end of this course participants will be able to:

  • Provide safe(r) and positive spaces for the Two-Spirit and LGBTQIA+ community
  • Engage in difficult conversations regarding discrimination towards Two-Spirit and LGBTQIA+ folks
  • Identify the barriers to health equity for the Two-Spirit and LGBTQIA+ community