LGBT2SQ+ Allyship for Service Providers

BRANDON: November 23, 2017, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm 
Clarion Hotel • 3130 Victoria Ave.

Register Now

Supporting diversity and promoting inclusion are essential components of working with people in culturally relevant and safe ways. This Training Institute invites service providers to broaden their awareness and build capacity around Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Two-Spirit and Queer (LGBT2SQ+) identities and experiences. Participants will explore their own comfort level with the topic while moving through interactive modules designed to increase awareness, knowledge and skills around the following topics:

  • Cultural and Social Aspects of Sexuality
  • Sexual Development
  • Diversity in Sexuality: Sex, Gender and Sexual Orientation
  • Privilege, Power and Oppression
  • The LGBT2SQ+ Experience: Coming Out
  • The Power of Language and Terminology
  • Safer Spaces Guidelines
  • Key Behaviours that Support Inclusion
  • Policy Considerations
  • Contemporary Influences
  • Resources and Referrals

 

IDEAL FOR: Service Providers from all sectors including: Health Care, Education, Social Services, Government, Settlement Services, Justice and Corrections, etc.

CERTIFICATION: Participants will receive a certificate of completion worth 6.0 hours that can be applied to Continuing Competency Programs for various professional regulating bodies.

COST: $100.00, Includes snacks, coffee/tea, lunch; ample free parking available on site. Please indicate dietary needs on registration form. Click on the link above to register now and pay online. To pay by cheque, you can request an invoice by downloading the form HERE and emailing it to info@serc.mb.ca. Please note, requesting an invoice does not guarantee your spot. Upon receipt of payment, you will be issued a special code to complete your registration. Once this process is complete, your registration will be confirmed.