ADAD Training: An Introduction to Substance Abuse Treatment for LGBT: Training Curriculum
Date/Time: Friday, July 26, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM HST (8:30 - 9:00 AM Registration)
Location: Kakuhihewa Building (ADAD) Room 111 A/B 601 Kamokila Blvd. Kapolei, HI 96707 (View map)
Note: Parking is only available on the street surrounding the ADAD building. Carpooling is highly recommended.
Cost: $25.00 payable to CDFH by credit card through the registration site. Personal/cashiers, agency checks and money orders are accepted. For more info on payment, see inquiries below.
To register by Friday, July 19 2019, click here (Open to first 25 registrants. Walk-in registrations are not accepted)
Certificate: 6 hrs. ADAD approved
This SAMHSA training was developed to provide practitioners and administrators familiarity and knowledge about the interaction between LGBT issues and substance use disorders. The curriculum offers skill-building knowledge enhancing practical abilities to offer sensitive, affirmative, culturally relevant, and effective treatment to LGBT individuals in substance use disorders treatment.
Kunane Dreier, LGBT Program & Training Manager. Kunane is a leader within the LGTBQI Community providing ongoing cultural competency & humility trainings to service providers. Kunane currently is the LGB&T Program & Training manager at the Hawaii Health & Harm Reduction Center. He is an experienced trainer in the areas of harm reduction, HIV & HCV testing & counseling and other various prevention interventions & strategies. Kunane has been working in this field since 2001.
Cathy Kiana Keiko Kapua, B.P.A. Transgender Services Manager. Cathy has worked with the transgender community since 2003, first starting off as a Peer Educator at Kulia Na Mamo, then eventually moving on to become the Transgender Service Manager at the Hawaii Health & Harm Reduction Center. Cathy is proud of her academic accomplishments in the University of Hawaii- West Oahu where she received a B.S. in Public Administration and continues to use these skills to help her Native Hawaiian community. She has been successful in advocating for transgender programming and providing culturally competency trainings throughout the nation but prides herself mainly on being a role model for younger transgender women in Hawai`i.
Certified Substance Abuse Counselors (CSAC), other ADAD professional credential (CCJP, CSAPA, CCS) and applicants.
Questions: Contact Michelle Park Coalition for a Drug-Free Hawaii, Hawaii Pacific Center for Excellence 808-545-3228 ext. 37 or at [email protected]
Registration payment via personal/cashiers, agency checks and money orders are accepted and may be mailed to:
Coalition for a Drug-Free Hawaii
Attn: Michelle Park
1130 N. Nimitz Hwy. Suite A259
Honolulu, HI 96817