Trainings and Technical Assistance

Past Training Materials

Legal Action Center provides education, training and technical assistance to thousands of programs, policymakers, and other organizations nationwide on topics related to addiction, HIV/AIDS, and criminal justice. Click on the links below for the Center’s training materials:

 Alcohol & Drugs / Criminal Record


The Legal Action Center welcomes others to use its training materials, provided the Center receives appropriate attribution and no profits are earned from their use.

For a list of upcoming trainings please visit out News & Hightlights section

The Legal Action Center (LAC) offers trainings, upon request, to health and social service agencies in New York on a number of topics, including:

Contact Vanessa Severino for more information or to request a training for your organization.

As part of a partnership with the AIDS Institute, the Legal Action Center is working with Empire Justice Center (EJC).  EJC is a non-profit law firm that provides legal assistance to those in need and undertakes impact litigation to protect and defend the rights of disenfranchised New Yorkers. For more information and to see a list of EJC's trainings, please visit the Empire Justice Center's website.

To register for a training, use the AIDS Institute's Online Registration System, which:

  • is easy to use
  • provides one-stop shopping - register for trainings offered by any AIDS Institute funded training center
  • keeps track of all the trainings you have attended
  • allows you to print out your own course completion documentation
  • has an easy-to-remember URL:

The first time you register for a training, you will be required to set up a user account and password. Once you register for training, you will receive email confirmation from HIV Trainings.

National Training and Technical Assistance (TA), New York State Training and Technical Assistance (TA)