The HOW2 create an LGBTI inclusive organisation program aims to support the development of health and human services that are inclusive of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans* and intersex clients and staff.
The HOW2 program is based on a set of six national standards for health and human services developed by GLHV in conjunction with Quality Innovation Performance (QIP) www.qip.com.au/standards/rainbow-tick-standards.
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
The program involves a series of 4 training sessions to coach participants through the practical steps involved in improving LGBTI inclusive practice in their service. Issues covered include:
- Informal audit of your service
- Introduce the evidence base for LGBTI inclusive practice
- Consulting consumers
- Educating colleagues
- Developing and implementing a sustainable strategy for organisational change
- Managing obstacles and utilising opportunities
The next HOW2 Program will be run in Melbourne on the following dates:
(Note* deadline for pre-course homework is Friday 1st February 2019)
Session One - Thursday 7th February 2019
Session Two - Tuesday 19th March 2019
Session Three - Monday 29th April 2019
Session Four - Thursday 13th June 2019
Important: Completion of this training program does not result in the awarding of a Rainbow Tick.
To achieve a Rainbow Tick, services must be formally accredited through an external process undertaken by QIP (www.qip.com.au).
However, the HOW2 program addresses the six standards that form the basis of that process. More information will be provided in the sessions or participants can contact QIP directly:
QIP Community Operations Team
T: 1300 820 152
For more information. please read 2019_HOW2 Program Information.pdf which can be downloaded below. If you wish to register your expression of interest please download, complete and return the 2019_Expression of Interest form for HOW2.doc form below or contact:
GLHV Training by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
phone (03) 9479 8760