Creating Safety for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Youth
This event offers
0.7 CEU credits
“Creating Safety of LGBTQ Youth” is designed for staff of schools, shelters, residential programs, drop-in centers, alternative educational and community-based programs that serve out-of-home or at-risk high-school aged youth.
This is an introductory training for staff who have had limited previous training, or who wish to update their existing skills. Participants in this interactive workshop will gain knowledge and skills in:
- Creating a safe and welcoming environment for LGBTQ youth
- Understanding new and changing terminology
- The “coming-out” process
- Dealing with homophobia
The workshop is free of charge and lunch will be provided. This training qualifies for .7 CEU from the University of Maine [7 contact hours]. We will also provide participants with manuals and/or prevention materials.