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Thorne Harbour Health was formed in 1983 as a central part of the Victorian community response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Thorne Harbour Health continues to lead the response by providing a range of services which include prevention education, treatment and care of PLHIV and counselling services. Thorne Harbour Health Training and Capacity Building aims to develop your workforce and improve sector capacity through training and education, reflective practice, and secondary consultation. We seek to address those issues and barriers impacting access to LGBTI health by increasing understanding and building the capacity of your organisation.

200 Hoddle St
Abbotsford VIC 3067
Em: education@thorneharbour.org
Ph: 03 9865 6700
web: thorneharbour.org
Jun 24
Trans and Gender Diverse Cultural Sensitivity and Awareness Training
clock Duration: Half-day
location Delivery Mode: Online

Enrolments are open

Build an understanding of trans and gender diverse health and wellbeing, the impact of discrimination on trans and gender diverse people and explore and develop affirmative policy and practice recommendations.

clock Timetable:
location Details:

10:00 am – 1:00pm

  • Training Type: Non-accredited
  • Topic: Cultural Sensitivity, Diversity
  • Priority Population: LGBTIQ+
  • Age Group: Adult
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About this training:

IMPORTANT: registrations for training will become live approximately two months prior to start of training. To enrol in this or any training, you must click the link below and fill in the registration. If you do not complete the registration, you will not have a place in the training. If you experience a broken link, please get in touch with us at elevate@vaada.org.au


This training is facilitated by transgender and gender diverse identified trainers and will support you and your organisation to:

  • Build understanding of trans and gender diverse health and wellbeing
  • Understand the importance and use of respectful and appropriate language
  • Understand the impact of discrimination on trans and gender diverse people
  • Understand and apply the legislative and legal requirements to respect and recognise gender identity
  • Explore and develop trans and gender diverse policy and practice recommendations
  • Develop strategies to create cultural safety
Provider: Thorne Harbour Health

Eligibility Criteria

This training has been funded for workers employed in a Victorian State-funded Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) service, including those who are new to the AOD sector or recently employed under the COVID-19 Workforce Initiative and Peer workers.

Who is not eligible?

Students on placement or internships, workers from other community sectors such as Family Violence, Homelessness and Mental Health and AOD workers outside of Victoria.

Please ensure you have clearance to attend from your line manager. If you are unable to attend, even if you find out the day before, please cancel your registration and make your spot available to someone else on the waiting list.