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ADAD Zoom Training: LGB&T Cultural Humility

Description: 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.

Date/Time: Tuesday, March 16, 2021 from 9:00am – 12:00pm and Wednesday, March 17, 2021 from 9:00am – 12:00 pm (must attend both days)

Location: Zoom

Cost: Free

Certificate: 6 hours ADAD approved. 

Registration is closed.

Facilitator: 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. 

Target Audience: Certified Substance Abuse Counselors (CSAC), other ADAD professional credential (CCJP, CSAPA, CCS, CPS) and applicants.

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