Training

Training with Rainbow Health

The Training team at Rainbow Health is committed to providing high quality continuing education for healthcare and other professionals so that clients, patients, and community members receive the best care possible. Our diverse team of educators includes people with lived experience as well as formal education in order to provide excellent, accurate, and engaging education. Ultimately, we hope to work ourselves out of a job so that one day people living with HIV, folks in the LGBTQ+ community, and anyone aging at those intersections never again experiences discrimination or harm in any setting.

Explore your options below. If you’re not sure which option is best for you, please reach out to communityeducation@rainbowhealth.org to talk with an educator.

On-Demand and Public Trainings

For individuals and small groups looking to learn more or earn CEUs we provide one-off webinars, in-person trainings, and pre-recorded e-learnings. Our public webinars and in-person trainings are live and are held regularly. Click here to find the right course for you!

Private and Custom Trainings

For organizations, agencies, and medium-to-large groups, we offer private and often customized trainings. We can be your next lunch-and-learn guest and train using pre-existing curriculum, we can work closely with your planning committee to design a custom program designed to meet your staff’s needs, or anything in between! Our team is flexible, passionate, and ready to bring engaging and impactful education to your workplace.

Curriculum

Learn more about our most popular courses and trainings.

Meet Our Educators

Hannah McNamee, MPH

Hannah McNamee (she/her) is our Education Supervisor.  She has a passion for working to improve conditions for people living with HIV and LGBTQ+ populations in all spaces, particularly health systems and within the criminal justice system. She is actively working to expand this focus to better include all the intersections of identities that impact the experiences of these populations, including race, disability, body size, language barriers, immigration status, religion, and more. She loves training providers because it is a tangible and rewarding way to directly improve conditions for folks within these systems of care, ultimately creating systemic change for the better.

Allison Jones

Allison Jones (she/her) is a Community Health Education Assistant. Allison graduated from Beloit College with a Bachelor of Arts in Critical Identity Studies, and specializes in LGBTQ+ basics, HIV and chemical health, and LGBTQ+ aging. She’s passionate about working with the subjects of HIV and LGBTQ+ history, LGBTQ+ competency, harm reduction, and racial equity in healthcare.

Lexus Stokes

Lexus Stokes (she/they) is an Education and Prevention Specialist at Rainbow Health. Lexus received a Bachelor of Arts in Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies with a minor in Social Justice from the University of Minnesota, and specializes in LGBTQ+ health, sexual health, HIV, Hep C basics, and harm reduction. Lexus’s passions are rooted in education, harm reduction, bodily autonomy, and accessibility. Some of her specific interests include reproductive justice, mental health, and sex worker rights, while working towards dismantling racism and other systems of oppression. In addition to education, Lexus works at our Syringe Exchange program providing community members with new injection drug equipment and performing HIV and Hep C testing.

Megan Mueller, MPH

Megan Mueller (she/her) is the Director of Education and Prevention at Rainbow Health. Megan received a Bachelor of Arts from Gustavus Adolphus College with a minor in Studio Art, and received a Master’s Degree in Public Health from BRAC University (James P Grant School of Public Health) in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Megan is particularly interested in social aspects of infectious disease, health disparities for the LGBTQ+ community, and how we can change and update systems to be more inclusive. Megan is passionate about teaching professionals with hopes that the education they receive trickles down to more competent care for the communities we love and serve.