**To ensure accessibility, virtual sessions are limited to GNWT employees who reside outside of Yellowknife. In-person sessions are offered to GNWT employees in Yellowknife. If you reside in Yellowknife and have accessibility needs that require you to attend virtually, please email: Amanda_St.Denis@gov.nt.ca.**
**Virtual sessions are meant to mirror in-person learning that will require interaction of participants. Attendees should participate in a quiet area where possible and have access to both a webcam and a microphone.**
The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) with support from the Northern Mosaic Network offer 2SLGBTQQIA 101: Inclusive Workplace Awareness Training to all GNWT employees. This training will be co-facilitated with Amanda St.Denis – Workforce Diversity Officer with the Department of Finance (GNWT) and Chelsea Thacker – Executive Director (Northern Mosaic Network).
The content of this 5.5 hour course is designed to provide all GNWT employees with the necessary knowledge and tools to recognize key terms associated with the 2SLGBTQQIA community, identify and apply respectful behaviour and to support co-workers and clients within the 2SLGBTQQIA community. By the end of this training, participants will be able to:
- Gain a basic understanding of key terms within the 2SLGBTQQIA community;
- Identify the barriers and unique challenges that 2SLGBTQQIA employees may experience in the workplace; and
- Take action in creating and supporting a healthy, inclusive workplace.