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LGBT Pride Month June 19, 2017

LGBT Pride Month is currently celebrated each year in the month of June to honor the 1969 Stonewall riots in Manhattan.  As part of CSAT’s recognition of LGBT Pride Month the YMSM+LGBT COE would like to encourage you to visit our archived webinars where you can learn more about the… Read more

Coping with Hope June 7, 2017

On June 6, 2017 Dr. Freese presented at Coping with Hope: HIV in Uncertain Times.  This conference was sponsored by the Los Angeles County HIV Mental Health Task Force.  His presentation focused on addressing substance abuse risk in LGBT populations.  Please visit our Facebook page to watch the hour long… Read more

Join us for our next webinar – Models That Work: Program Outcomes and Promising Practices for YMSM of Color PART Two April 19, 2017

Our next webinar will take place on Friday July 28, 2017 from 11:00am-12:00pm PDT / 2:00pm-3:00pm EDT. The YMSM+LGBT COE is proud to present part two of our webinar series featuring model programs serving YMSM of color.  The programs are SAMHSA Targeted Capacity Expansion (TCE) HIV grantee award winners who… Read more

Spanish Language ToT April 3, 2017

The YMSM+LGBT Center of Excellence hosted a Training of Trainers (ToT) event for Spanish speakers on March 30-31, 2017 in New York.  The Center of Excellence is excited to have more trainers available to conduct our new training “A Provider’s Introduction to Substance Abuse Treatment for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Individuals… Read more

National Advisory Board Meeting November 23, 2016

Last week our National Advisory Board gathered in Rockville, Maryland at the SAMHSA headquarters.  We spent a day and a half discussing plans for the future – including upcoming webinar topics in 2017.  We look forward to more great things in 2017! Read more

TOT in Mystic Lake, Minnesota September 27, 2016

The Center of Excellence held it’s third Training of Trainer (TOT) events last week in Mystic Lake, Minnesota.  Trainers from all over the country met over a 2-day period and learned about the curriculum “A Provider’s Introduction to Substance Abuse Treatment for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Individuals (2nd Edition)”.  We now… Read more