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LGB&T Cultural Humility for CSACs training is designed to increase knowledge and skills to effectively interact with LGB&T people, as well as support and provide affirming care and support, especially those impacted by substance use.  This training integrates the unique viewpoints of local and Hawaiian culture as related to māhū. Utilizing the unique viewpoints of our Hawaiian and local cultures, we aim to increase humility and capacity for understanding when engaging with our most vulnerable populations.  This training will focus on understanding the impacts of substance use that are unique to our LGB&T community and provide insight into providing support and having conversations with our people. 


  • Increased provider skills in delivering culturally responsive prevention and treatment services for LGBT populations.
  • Increased understanding of physical health, substance abuse treatment, mental health, and other health related concerns for LGBT populations.
  • Increased understanding of treatment strategies and considerations for clinical work that have been effective with LGBT populations.
  • Increased understanding of the historical context of LGB&T in Hawaii.


Unfortunately, due to the high demand and intimate nature of this training, space is limited and we are unable to issue any refunds if you are unable to attend.  

Personal Information


This training provides four (6) hours of continuing education credits for Certified Substance Abuse Counselors and Social Workers.


No validated parking in 677 Ala Moana Blvd. Paid parking is also available at Lot C next to the UH Medical School. Limited metered street parking may be found on Ilalo Street in front of UH Medical School.