The HIV & Immigration Service Access Training Program aims to increase participants’ knowledge on and the skills to navigate the Canadian immigration/refugee system and services for immigrant, refugee and non-status people living with HIV/AIDS.
The program is offered at two levels: Basic and Advanced. Each level consists of a 2 day training conducted by legal experts, health and social service providers and PHA peer leaders. Please see below for full details:
HIV & Immigration Service Access Training – Basic & Advanced
Description of program…
The program is designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of Immigrant, Refugee and Non status people living with HIV and service providers’ on the Canadian Immigration and refugee system, issues affecting immigrant/refugees with HIV/AIDS; and ways to improve access treatment and support services for these populations.
What are the key skills gained by a PHA during this program?
- Knowledge on Canada’s Immigration and Refugee policy and system
- Knowledge on service eligibility for different groups of newcomers
- Skills in advocating for and accessing services for immigrant, refugee and non-status PHAs
- Knowledge on issues affecting immigrant, refugee and non-status PHAs
- Skills in working with culturally diverse and marginalized populations
What is the required time commitment for this program?
2 Full Days for each level
For more information and program registration: