Training

Course Descriptions

Supporting LGBTQ+ Youth in Schools & Communities (3 contact hours)

This training is designed for anyone that works with LGBTQ youth in any capacity. Participants will learn about the realities facing LGBTQ youth, risk and protective factors, terminology and the importance of correct pronoun usage, and how to create a welcoming and affirming environment.


Best Practices for Working with LGBTQ+ Youth and Families While Navigating Ethical Challenges (7 contact hours)

This training, with 7 contact hours, is designed for professionals working with youth and families over time including in-patient/out patient, community-based offices and private practices. It strengthens professional capacity to work affirmatively with these youth; builds an understanding of the challenges, risks and protective factors for these young people; and explores the ethical challenges in negotiating the youth/family dynamics. Attendees will leave with tips and resources for working more effectively with these youth and their families.

2019 schedule

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December 2019: Knox County Maine

Supporting LGBTQ+ Youth in Schools & Communities

  • December 5th in Rockland, ME

Best Practices for Working with LGBTQ+ Youth and Families While Navigating Ethical Challenges

  • December 6th in Rockland, ME

February 2020: York County Maine

Supporting LGBTQ+ Youth in Schools & Communities

  • February 13th in Saco, ME

Best Practices for Working with LGBTQ+ Youth and Families While Navigating Ethical Challenges

  • February 14th in Saco, ME