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Supporting the Emotional Wellbeing of LGBT and Questioning Young People - 7th March 2019

Course description

This course will explore factors impacting on the wellbeing and experiences of LGBTQ+ young people as well as practical strategies for effective support at an individual and service level. It will also unpack a breadth of sexualities and gender identities with an opportunity for open discussion on topics arising.

Learning outcomes

-         Increase awareness of mental health outcomes for LGBTQ+ young people

-         Increase awareness of the underlying causes of these outcomes

-         Improve understanding around a variety sexualities and gender identities

-         Expand on practical strategies to improve young people’s wellbeing 

Participants

Anyone who works directly with children, young people and their families. These courses are particularly suitable for teaching and support staff, school health advisors/nurses, family support workers, youth service providers, social workers, residential support workers, etc.

Cost

All courses are FREE of charge to schools and organisations within the Manchester City Council boundary, however a £25 non-attendance fee will be applied if you are unable to attend and less than 24 hours notice is provided (alternative staff may attend in your place).

For schools/organisations outside of Manchester, the following fees will apply:

£50 for full day courses, £30 for half day courses. 

Course booking information

Course bookings can be cancelled by email healthyschool.training@mft.nhs.uk up to 24 hours prior to the training date. If cancelled by phone, you must confirm with an email. Please note charges above for non-attendance fee. Courses will begin promptly and participants must attend the full course to receive a Certificate of Attendance.

If you have any questions about the course then please email healthyschool.training@mft.nhs.uk.

 

Course Day(s) / Time

7th March 2019 09:30 - 13:00

Venue

The Grange Community Resource Centre

Pilgrim Drive, Beswick, Manchester M11 3TQ