LGBTQ Communities Training
|May 16, 2012
9:00AM – 11:00AM
|Families in Transition – New Horizons
161 S Beech St, Manchester, NH 03103
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Learn how you can make your agency more accessible to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, and questioning (LGBTQ) individuals.
LGBTQ youth and adults often face many more obstacles than their non-LGBTQ counterparts, including severe family conflict, increased chances of sexual abuse, higher risk for victimization and mental illnesses, and higher rates of suicide. By providing services that are accessible and inclusive, social service providers can be a pivotal source of support for many LGBTQ individuals. The New Hampshire Coalition to End Homelessness is hosting a training on the most effective models of service delivery for LGBTQ client.
- Commonly used LGBTQ terms and language;
- Major issues and obstacles faced by LGBTQ individuals;
- Concrete steps to make your program more LGBTQ-inclusive;
- How homophobia/bi/transphobia affects LGBTQ communities; and,
- Respectful language and practices for providers.
Continuing Education Credits
This training has been approved for the following continuing education credits:
- 2 NASW Category I Continuing Education hours for licensure – Authorization Number 2898.
- 2 LADC Category 5 and Category 7 Levels of Competency Continuing Education hours for licensure.
Registration is required to attend. Seating is limited.
Time: 9:00AM – 11:00AM
Additional details are available at the registration page: getinvolved.fitnh.org/lgbtq-communities-training.