trans hiv homelessness addiction

03-11-16 trans homeless hiv flyerPlease print your own copy of the following training documents:

L.A. CADA [11015 Bloomfield Ave, Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670]

lacada map with bus stop

MICHELLE ENFIELD Presents on trans identity, the impact of hiv, homelessness, addiction in trans communities and access to culturally competent social services

  • Parking: free parking lot
  • transport: 270, Silver Streak, Purple Line
  • Cost: FREE
  • 2 CEUs and 2 HIV training hours
  • For more information: training@hivdatf.org
Continuing Education Units: The Foundation for Advancement of Addiction Professionals (CFAAP): CAADAC provider #2N-10-141-0416 California Alcoholism and Drug Counselors Education Program

PRESENTER BIO:

Michelle Enfield is of the Red Running Into the Water people Clan (Tachii’nii), born for the Black Streak Wood People clan (Tsi’naajinii), her maternal grandfather’s clan is of the Near The Water clan (Tó’áhaní), her paternal grandfather’s clan is of the Bitter Water clan (Todich’ii’nii), this is how she is Navajo, Dine. She is originally from Lukachukai, Arizona but now resides in Los Angeles, California.

Ms. Enfield has attended the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico; and Diné Community College in Tsaile, Arizona studying Fine Arts.  Currently, she is at Antioch University Los Angeles studying psychology and business.

Working with the Los Angeles homeless youth since 2008 has given her a first-hand experience of working with underprivileged populations. In 2009, she began volunteering as an HIV test counselor and began her career working with underserved populations at risk for HIV infection. Currently, she is the Program Coordinator at the Red Circle Project at APLA Health & Wellness and works specifically with the Native American population by providing HIV education, support and referrals.

She is also a member of the Transgender Service Provider Network (TSPN); Co-chair of the Asian Pacific Islander/Native American Coalition, sits on the L.A. County Commission on HIV, and is co-chair of the Planning, Priorities and Allocations sub-committee.