Understanding and Supporting LGBTU+ Children and Young People (Part One)

Date: Tuesday 2nd March 19:00 - 20:30, Thursday 4th 10:00 - 11:00   Location: Online   Cost: £0

Explore how best to support LGBTU+ children and young people and ways to make organisations safer spaces and more LGBTU+ inclusive.

PLEASE NOTE: PARTICIPANTS SHOULD BE SUPPORTING YOUNG PEOPLE IN HAMPSHIRE (INCLUDING PORTSMOUTH, SOUTHAMPTON, AND ISLE OF WIGHT).

This two-part training will explore some of the key issues and challenges experienced by children and young people who are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans or Unsure (LGBTU+) of their sexual orientation and/or gender identity. Together we will examine how these issues may impact their mental health, emotional and social wellbeing, and engagement in sports and physical activity.

The training will explore in practical terms how best to support LGBTU+ children and young people and ways to make organisations safer spaces and more LGBTU+ inclusive.

By the end of the training, participants will have gained more knowledge of the issues and will have greater confidence in supporting and working with LGBTU+ children and young people, whatever their particular role.

Part One

We will explore:

• Concepts of sexual orientation and gender identity.

• Current terminology and language relating to sexual orientation and gender identity.

• Common myths and misinformation about LGBTU+ identities and people.

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