Course Details

Two Spirit and LGBTQIA+ Positive Space Training – November 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
2021/11/26 4 100 0 100 Zoom (address provided after registration)

Date: 26-11-2021 Afternoon

Course Description:

LEADS Domain: Lead Self

Learning Hours: 2.5

Cost (HHS Staff and Physicians): FREE

Cost (non-HHS):  $50

Date: Friday November 26, 2021

Time: 1:00 PM - 4:30 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:

Shannon Kitchings, Human Rights and Inclusion Specialist, Hamilton Health Sciences
Emmeline Gregoroff, Human Rights and Inclusion Associate, Hamilton Health Sciences
​Tiffany Roblin, Director, HR Employee Labour Relations and Human Rights, 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.


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