Queering the Compass: Service Provider Training Day 1
When: March 18, 2023 at 9:00am - 4pm
SFU Wosk Centre for Dialogue
580 W Hastings
Vancouver, BC V6B 1L6
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Contact: Ivan Leonce ·
RSVPs are now CLOSED for Saturday. There are still a few more spots for the Sunday offering (identical content).
Register for the Sunday option here
Join us for a free 1-day* training session where we will nurture the skills and resources needed to build authentic, more equal partnerships and foster networks of learning, solidarity and mutual support for 2SLGBTQIA+ health-care service seekers.
*Identical training sessions will be offered on March 18th and 19th - please only register for ONE day
Throughout the training we will cover 4 modules:
- Intersectional Affirming Care
- Centering Sex & Pleasure in Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare for 2S/LGBTQIA+ Folks
- Ableism in Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare
- Honouring Queer Kinship and Family Choices
A note about who should register: Healthcare/Service provider professionals includes a variety of system actors who influence the sexual and reproductive health of 2SLGBTQ+ communities and include but are not limited to:
- Nurses, physicians, pharmacists, midwives, doulas, other healthcare providers and students
- Community-based organizations, social workers, counsellors, technicians who work in sexual and reproductive health
- Elders and other cultural leaders
- Community advocates
This event is free and will include a continental breakfast and catered lunch. We will do our best to accommodate dietary restrictions but cannot guarantee an allergen-free space.
More information about the physical accessibility of the training location will be provided closer to the date. If you have any accessibility needs you would like to share with us please contact Ivan at [email protected]
Mycelium events take place on traditional, unceded territories of various First Nations in what is now colonially referred to as ‘British Columbia’. We hold this fact in our hearts and actions throughout our work at Mycelium. Our team is committed to an ongoing process of learning what it means to do work on this land in a way that brings us closer to Indigenous Sovereignty.
Mycelium offers online and in person programs organized by coordinators based on the traditional, unceded territories of the
səl̓ilw̓ətaʔɬ (Tsleil Waututh)
S’ólh Téméxw (Stó:lō)
We invite you to find out what territory you will be joining this event from by visiting https://www.whose.land/en/.