Foster Care Forum: "LGBT"

Date & Time:

Thursday 10 October 2019 (19:00 - 21:00)

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Sutton Civic Offices, G2, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, SM1 1EA


Target Group / Level

Foster Carers

Course Overview

This interactive workshop aims to increase the confidence of frontline practitioners when working with a young person who identifies as LGBTQ and to increase conversations with young people around sexuality and gender. The workshop will cover: 
- Terminology 
- Distinction between sexuality and gender identity 
- Sexual orientation and gender spectrums 
- Reflective practice exercise on sexuality/gender 
- Feedback from report on young LGBTQ people in care 
- Top tips from young LGBTQ people 
- Videos and case study from LCT service users about why these conversations matter and positive/negative examples of interventions 
- Where to go for advice/support 

Learning Outcomes

- Practitioners to report an increased confidence in discussing LGBTQ issues with young people. 
- Develop a better understanding of some of the terminology around sexuality and gender 
- Have an awareness of barriers young people can face in disclosing their sexuality/gender 
- Be equipped with top tips when discussing LGBTQ issues in practice and where to go for further support 


Booking has now closed for this event.

Further Information:


Natasha Monro

Venue Details:

Sutton Civic Offices, G2, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, SM1 1EA

(020 8770 5000)