Two Spirit and LGBTQ+ Positive Space Training - January 2020
The Two Spirit and LGBTQ+ Positive Space Training is a workshop designed to increase HHS’ capacity to create positive space for Two-Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and queer patients, staff, physicians, learners, and volunteers.
This interactive session will:
Provide an introduction to current Two-Spirit and LGBTQ+ 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 positive space
Ron Joyce Children's Health Centre, Rm. 1-014A
Date: 14-01-2020 Afternoon
LEADS Domain: Lead Self
Learning Hours: 2.5
Cost (HHS Staff and Physicians): FREE
Cost (non-HHS): $50
Date: Tuesday January 14, 2020
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: Ron Joyce Children's Health Centre, Rm. 1-014A
Two Spirit and LGBTQ+ Positive Space Training is offered through the Office of Human Rights and Inclusion:
Dion Carter, Human Rights and Inclusion Lead, Hamilton Health Sciences
Tina Garnett, Human Rights and Inclusion Specialist, Hamilton Health Sciences
Emmeline Gregoroff, Human Rights and Inclusion Coordinator, Hamilton Health Sciences
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 positive spaces for the Two-Spirit and LGBTQ+ community
Build skills to engage in difficult conversations regarding discrimination towards Two-Spirit and LGBTQ+ folks
Understand the barriers to health equity for the Two-Spirit and LGBTQ+ community
Special Course Features:
Two Spirit and LGBTQ+ Resources.
MAINTENANCE OF CERTIFICATION
Attendance at this program entitles certified Canadian College of Health Leaders members (CHE / Fellow) to 2 Category I credits toward their maintenance of certification requirement.
As individuals and teams in healthcare, we are called upon each and every day to bring our best to deliver outstanding care in a compassionate way. An enabler of this is our commitment to lifelong learning. The Centre for People Development is yet another way we are demonstrating this commitment.