Following up his work with cohealth’s 400 staff and 19 sites across Melbourne’s West, Daniel Witthaus, Founder and CEO of the National Institute for Challenging Homophobia Education (NICHE) has completed Stage One of an LGBTI Inclusion Project with ISIS Primary Care.
Located across Melbourne’s West, Daniel was asked to train staff ahead of the organisations moves to gain the Rainbow Tick accreditation in coming years. In Stage One, Daniel has trained 40% of ISIS Primary Care staff, including all of the Executive Management Team, all Intake Assessment and Customer Service staff. This was a priority area identified by the community representatives on the organisation’s Diversity Committee.
Hundreds and hundreas of staff heard about the latest research about LGBTI people’s experience of mainstream health services, the three critical points of a client’s care journey* and practical strategies for supporting LGBTI people and challenging homophobia and transphobia.
* developed by the National Institute for Challenging Homophobia Education (NICHE)…
Further training will commence again in early 2016.