Supporting diversity and promoting inclusion are essential components of working with people in culturally relevant and safe ways. This training event invites service providers to broaden their awareness and build capacity around Two-Spirit, Transgender, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Queer (2STLGBQ+) 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:
- Sexuality Foundations
- Sexual Development
- Diversity in Sexuality: Sex, Gender and Sexual Orientation
- Privilege, Power and Oppression
- The 2STLGBQ+ 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, civil services, and students in the social sciences, humanities and related human service fields.
CERTIFICATION: Participants will receive a certificate of completion worth 6.0 Hrs. that can be applied to continuing competency programs for various professional regulating bodies.
DATE, TIME & LOCATION: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, December 5th, 2019; Clarion Hotel: 3130 Victoria Ave., Brandon, MB.
COST: $100.00 Regular / $75.00 Student Rate. Includes snacks, coffee/tea, lunch; ample free parking available on site. Barrier free entrance, training on 1st floor. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note, requesting an invoice does not guarantee your spot. Your registration will be confirmed once payment has been received.