Understanding and Supporting LGBT+ Children & Young People 22/23

Date & Time:

Friday 18 November 2022 (10:00 - 12:00)




Target group

This training is targeted at professionals in direct contact with children who undertake or contribute to risk assessments and multi-agency meetings including social workers, family support workers, foster carers, health professionals, schools, police and others who work with children at risk of abuse, neglect and exploitation.    

Group Level 2 (regular contact with children, young people and/or parent/carer) or Level 3 (predominantly working with children) or above (including strategic leads), and NHS Inter-Collegiate Standards 2 and above for health professionals.  


The aims of the training is to:

• Gain a better understanding and increased knowledge of LGBT+ experiences and lives
• Have greater confidence in supporting and being an ally to LGBT+ children and young people
• Improve knowledge of how to create a more inclusive and safer environment for LGBT+ children and young people

Learning objectives 

By the end of this course participants will have a better understanding of:

• Concepts of sexual orientation and gender identity
• Current terminology and language relating to sexual orientation and gender identity
• Common myths and misinformation about LGBT+ identities and people
• Relevant legislation and how this applies to an organisation providing services
• How to identify and challenge homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying, insults and language
• How to improve LGBT+ inclusion and make your organisation an LGBT+ safer space.

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