Working Confidently with gender identity and sexuality

Kingswood Civic Centre, High Street, Kingswood
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All Internal Staff / CAH Staff / Foster Carers / Health Practitioners / Integra Staff / Schools / Social Care Staff / Voluntary Sector Workers
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Event Types
Course (daytime)
Course categories
Public Health & Wellbeing
Public Health & Wellbeing subcategories
Children and Young People's Mental Health / Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing / Relationships and Sexual Health
Event description
Gender and sexuality are two of the most powerful organising principles in our society and as such require exploring and understanding in an empowering and informative way.

This training is developed by Freedom, OTR’s LGBTQ+ youth service. Freedom celebrated its 25th year of existence in 2020 and is the longest-running LGBTQ+ youth group in the UK.
Learning outcomes
By the end of it you will:

  • Understand and be able to integrate best practice across multiple settings when supporting LGBTQ+ young people with gender, sexuality and diversity related issues

  • Empower individuals with the confidence to implement and lead within their community and/or workplace to champion the rights of LGBTQ+ people

  • Recognise and reflect upon your own values in order to develop and learn new skills

  • Support and work with others in an interactive way with a strong focus on how to implement the workshop content from individual, systems, and organisational perspectives

  • Become part of a network of trained organisations, locally and nationally, known for implementing meaningful and proactive provision supporting LGBTQ+ service users and staff and developing organisational, structural and community change

Start Date
Thursday 21 September 2023
End Date
Thursday 21 September 2023
Closing Date
Tuesday 19 September 2023
09:30 - 13:30
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Certificate expiry
Pass/Fail event