Training & Workshops

We offer a variety of training and workshops for various health and social service providers, including but not limited to community-based HIV service organization staff, public health units, sexual health nurses, physicians, and people working in mental health and substance use service settings.

Check out our current available trainings and use the form below to contact us to learn more and book for you or your team.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize health disparities and intersectional needs of 2SGBTQ+
  • Distinguish and examine values, attitudes, and beliefs in counselling
  • Explain harm reduction practice for 2SGBTQ+ who PnP
  • Demonstrate culturally competent health care and social services

The training is for mental health counsellors, harm reduction staff, health care and social service providers. It is 2 hours in duration.

Please note that the Introduction to Party and Play/Chemsex (non-CME) training is a prerequisite for this training.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe PnP and populations that are disproportionately impacted
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the biopsychosocial context of PnP in the MSM community
  • Practice a harm reduction approach to substance use in the context of sex
  • Develop competencies in cultural humility, cultural safety, and clinical care


This training is intended for front-line providers, sexual health educators and people working in harm reduction and community service organizations. This training is a prerequisite for all training on PnP offered by GMSH. The total length of training is 2.5 hours.

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