Foundational Training for Youth Service Providers

Request a 2-hour core training for your agency

Our 2-hour core trainings are great for youth service providers looking to provide essential training to their staff on providing culturally responsive and specific support to LGBTQ+ youth survivors, learning best practices, and providing tangible skills building. This training covers:

Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Gender Expression (SOGIE) 101

  • Best practices around the use of culturally responsive terminology and language
  • Childhood identity development and core concepts of LGBTQ+ spectrums of identity
  • The significance of pronouns and best practices around pronoun usage

Barriers to Care

  • Unique barriers experienced by LGBTQ+ youth
  • Coming out and outing
  • Homelessness and unhoused youth
  • Understanding adultism and its impact on LGBTQ+ youth

The Impact of Anti-LGBTQ+ Bias

  • How intersectionality, oppression, and privilege impact LGBTQ+ survivors of IPV’s experiences of violence and healing
  • Prevalence of IPV for LGBTQ+ youth
  • Myths and stereotypes impacting LGBTQ+ youth
  • Best practice guidance for responding to identity abuse