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ADAD Training: Substance Abuse Treatment for LGBT: A Training Curriculum, Wailuku, Maui

Date/Time: Wednesday, September 18, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM HST (8:00-8:30 AM Registration)
Location: Lokahi Pacific Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Pono Center 62 N. Market Street, Suite 300 Wailuku, Maui, HI 96793 (View Map)
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.
Certificate: 6 hours ADAD approved.
To register by Friday, September 6, 2019, click here. Open to first 25 registrants
Learning Objectives:
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 training to service providers. He is experienced as a RESPECT, counseling, testing and referral, and rapid testing trainer. Kunane served as the Director of Prevention Services at Life Foundation since 2006, and has experience working with prevention intervention strategies, linkage to care, and prevention for positives. He has completed the Institute for HIV Prevention Leadership Program and serves as the Hawai'i Community Planning Group Co-Chair.
Cathy Kiana Keiko Kapua, B.P.A. Transgender Services Manager
"Taffy," as she is known by the transgender community, hails from the leeward side of O'ahu, Hawai'i. She has worked with the transgender community since 2003, first starting off as a Peer Educator and Employment Specialist at Kulia Na Mamo, then moving on to become an HIV Prevention Specialist at the Life Foundation. She has worked on several other empowering projects specific for the transgender community over the past 14 years. As a graduate of the Institute for HIV Prevention Leadership in September 2010, she is also proud of her accomplishments in the University of Hawai'i system for Public Administration. She has been successful in advocating for transgender programming and providing cultural competency trainings throughout the nation but prides herself mainly on being a role model for the young transgender community in Hawai'i.
Target Audience:
Certified Substance Abuse Counselors (CSAC) and applicants; those with other ADAD professional credentials; and anyone involved in the human services field.
Questions: Please contact Michelle Park Coalition for a Drug-Free Hawaii at [email protected] or 808-545-3228 ext. 37.
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