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Trauma and Transience: Engaging LGBTQI Traveler Youth and Young Adults

Register Now Date:                    January 16th, 2018 Time:                     half day 2 PM-5 PM Description:    To share information on how to provide ongoing harm reduction services for LGBTQI-identified homeless, transient youth and young adults. By the end of this workshop you will be able to: Identify three sociocultural factors which contribute to the life experiences […]

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Harm Reduction & LGBT: Inroads, Sex, Sexual Orientation and Recovery

Register Now Date:  September 29th, 2017, full- day 10am – 5pm Instructor: Kacey Byczek and Chris Collazo Location:  New York, NY Description: This interactive training is provided as a one-day introduction to the philosophy, principles and strategies of the harm reduction model with a focus on the unique experiences of individuals of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Queer and […]

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Trauma and Transience: Engaging LGBTQI Traveler Youth and Young Adults

Register Now Date:  September 25th, 2017, half- day 2pm – 5pm Instructor: Kacey Byczek Description: In this training, participants will learn to share information on how to provide ongoing harm reduction services for LGBTQI-identified homeless, transient youth and young adults. By the end of this workshop you will be able to: 1. Identify three sociocultural factors which contribute to […]

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Drugs 101 & Best Practices for Working with LGBT People in Recovery

Register Now Date:  September 18th, full day 10am – 5pm Instructor: Moya Brown-Lopez Location:  New York, NY Description: This workshop will provide a comprehensive overview of substance use to better understand and engage LGBTQ clients in recovery. Participants will examine stimulants, depressants and hallucinogens/ psychedelics, including side effects, paradoxical effects, and withdrawal symptoms as well as the […]

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Taking Ground- Your Rights and Your Power. Being LGBT and staying safe during interactions with NYPD

Register Now Date: September 26th, 2017 2pm – 5pm Trainers: Mike Selick and Chris Collazo Location:  New York, NY Description: This half day training provides participants with realistic skill to reduce the harm caused by police interactions and ensures participants know how to assert their rights with the NYPD with a particular focus on the rights of […]

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LGBTQ and PWUD Cultural Competency: Exploring Harm Reduction

Register Now Date: June 12th, 2017, full day 10am – 5pm Trainer: Christopher Collazo & Jarad Ringer Location: New York, NY Description: This one-day training will strategically look at ways LGBTQ service providers can begin to actively engage members of the Trans* and Gender Non-Conforming community in a programmatic setting.  Participants will work together to […]

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NYC Pride: Engaging Youth in LGBT Advocacy

Register Now Date: June 1st, 2017, full day 10am – 5pm Trainer: Moya Brown-Lopez Location: New York, NY Description: This training will explore strategies to engage LGBT and Ally youth around health advocacy events, such as the Pride Parade, HIV Testing Day and World AIDS Day. These major awareness efforts are an opportunity for teens […]

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Drugs 101 & Best Practices for Working with LGBT People in Recovery

Register Now This workshop will provide a comprehensive overview of substance use to better understand and engage LGBTQ clients in recovery. Participants will examine stimulants, depressants and hallucinogens/psychedelics, including side effects, paradoxical effects, and withdrawal symptoms as well as the important concept of drug, set and setting. They will also apply knowledge and skills to […]

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Improving Health Care with LGBTQI and GNC Drug Users

This training is designed to help non-clinical service providers engage with their LGBTQI and gender non-conforming drug using clients around issues related to health care. It will explore the context in which LGBTQI and gender non-conforming drug users seek health care from a systemic and individual level, as well as some of the unique challenges […]

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Harm Reduction and the LGBT Community: Inroads, Sex, Sexual Orientation and Recovery

This interactive training is provided as a one-day introduction to the philosophy, principles and strategies of the harm reduction model with a focus on the unique experiences of individuals of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Queer and Questioning, Intersex and Gender Non-Conforming experience. Participants will be given the tools to engage more effectively with clients, build […]

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