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Rainbow Diversity Training

SPECTRUM’s Rainbow Diversity Training is a service that helps organizations along the path towards becoming more open and welcoming, as well as equitable and accessible to persons of all sexual and gender diversities, both to clients and employees of the organization.

SPECTRUM offers both online training modules for individuals as well as a variety of workshops for organizations in 2SLGBTQIA+ cultural competency that help organizations along the path towards becoming more welcoming and inclusive to 2SLGBTQIA+ employees, clients, and other partners or stakeholders.

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RDT Training Workshops for Organizations

We have the following two-hour workshops available:

  • Rainbow Diversity Training 101 (also available as a one-hour lunch and learn that provides a condensed version)
  • Rainbow Diversity Training 201
  • Rainbow Diversity Training 301
  • Rainbow Diversity Training for Leaders
  • Aging with Pride (for senior-serving organizations)

Why does 2SLGBTQIA+ cultural competency matter? 

Anti-2SLGBTQIA+ stigma means that 2SLGBTQIA+ people face difficult choices in deciding whether they feel safe being out at work. Becoming a more open and welcoming organization can not only support employees but to improve interactions with clients who are 2SLGBTQIA+.

What’s in the workshops?

SPECTRUM’s series of RDT workshops can help organizations at all stages of their learning process, as well as a training program for leaders and a program for senior-serving organizations. Topics covered in these courses include:

RDT 101

RDT 201

RDT 301

  • Basic 2SLGBTQIA+ terminology and concepts
  • In-depth on Gender and attraction
  • Forms of anti-2SLGBTQIA+ discrimination
  • Personal experiences of 2SLGBTQIA+ people
  • Coming out as 2SLGBTQIA+
  • Personal Reflections
    • 2SLGBTQIA+ symbols
    • Common 201 questions
    • Pronouns
    • Anti-2SLGBTQIA+ hate
    • Intersectionality
    • Allyship and making safer spaces


    • Common 301 questions
    • Trans and non-binary issues
    • Personal stories
    • Rainbow history in Canada
    • Reflecting on accountability
    • Making safer spaces 301

    RDT for Leaders

    Aging with Pride

    Audit of Documents

    • Allyship basics
    • Organizational planning checklists
    • Transitioning in the workplace
    • Health benefits for people living with HIV and AIDS
    • Health benefits for trans and non-binary people
    • Basic terms and concepts
    • Case studies
    • Elder abuse
    • HIV / AIDS
    • Palliative care
    • Positive spaces

    For an hourly rate we can audit policies, procedures, manuals, forms, websites, etc. and provide a report with recommendations for revisions to make them more inclusive and welcoming for 2SLGBTQIA+ people.

    Workshop Pricing

    Have questions about our pricing? Get in touch!

    Service

    Non-Profit / Charity

    Public School

    College / University

    Local Small Business

    Corporation

    RDT 101 Lunch and Learn (1 hour, for up to 20 participants)

    $100

    $100

    $100

    $200

    $500

    RDT 101 (2 hours, for up to 20 participants)

    $250

    $250

    $250

    $400

    $1000

    RDT 201 (2 hours, for up to 20 participants)

    $250

    $250

    $250

    $400

    $1000

    RDT 301 (2 hours, for up to 20 participants)

    $250

    $250

    $250

    $400

    $1000

    RDT for Leaders (2 hours, for up to 20 participants)

    $250

    $250

    $250

    $400

    $1000

    Aging with Pride (2 hours, for up to 20 participants)

    $250

    $250

    $250

    $400

    $1000

    Full Day Rainbow Diversity Workshop (8 hours incl. 30 minute lunch break)

    $700

    $700

    $700

    $1500

    $4000

    Audit of Policies, Forms, Documents

    $35 / hour

    $35 / hour

    $35 / hour

    $40 / hour

    $45 / hour

    Online modules for individuals

    SPECTRUM offers two options for eLearning about 2SLGBTQIA+ basics:

    • Rainbow Diversity Training 101: a course covering basic terms and concepts
    • Rainbow Diversity Training 102: a supplementary course that covers privilege, intersectionality, and puts the basic terms into context
    • Rainbow Diversity Training 201: a course that continues and expands on the basic material first covered by our RDT 101 and 102 online courses.

    Users can choose either to purchase access to just a single course, or a bundle including multiple courses.

    Basic Resources

    Or get started with your 2SLGBTQ+ learning with some of our basic resources:


    Request more information or book a session