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ADAD Zoom Training: LGB&T Cultural Humility

Date/Time: Wednesday, May 27, 2020 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM HST & Thursday, May 28 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Zoom
Cost: Free
Certificate: 6 hours ADAD approved. Certificate will be provided upon confirmed attendance with ADAD.

Registration for this event has closed.

Facilitators:
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.  

Heather Lusk, Executive Director
Heather Lusk, MSW, is the Executive Director of the Hawai'i Health and Harm Reduction Center, which is the outcome of a recent merger between The Life Foundation and the Community Health Outreach Work (CHOW) Project. Heather has over twenty-five years of experience dedicated to reducing health disparities and stigma as it relates to HIV, viral hepatitis and other chronic conditions linked to substance use. As the Chair of the Hawaii Advisory Commission on Drugs and Controlled Substances and as Vice Chair with Partners in Care, Oahu's Homeless Coalition, Heather works to support systems integration and the intersection of mental health, substance use, homelessness, chronic health conditions and the criminal justice system.

Target audience:
Certified Substance Abuse Counselors (CSAC), Certified Prevention Specialists (CPS), and applicants; those with other ADAD professional credentials; and anyone involved in the human services field.

Questions about registration contact:
Michelle Park
Coalition for a Drug-Free Hawaii
Hawaii Pacific Center for Excellence
808-545-3228 ext. 37
mpark@drugfreehawaii.org

Training cancellation contact:
Anisa Pacapac-Marquez at anisa.pacapac-marquez@doh.hawaii.gov

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