Course Details

Two Spirit and LGBTQIA+ Positive Space Training – October 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
2021/10/19 3 100 0 100 Zoom (address provided after registration)

Date: 19-10-2021 Afternoon

Course Description:

Date: Tuesday October 19, 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


LEADS  Domain:  Lead  Self

Learning  Hours:  2.5

Cost  (HHS  Staff  and  Physicians):  $FREE
Cost  (Non-HHS):  $100
Cost  (CCHL):  $100