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Crawley 051217 - Supporting LGBTU Young People (for people working with children and young people in West Sussex)

Coastal West Sussex Mind

Tuesday, 5 December 2017 from 13:30 to 16:30 (GMT)

Crawley 051217 - Supporting LGBTU Young People (for...

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Funded by West Sussex County Council 4 Dec 2017 £10.00 £0.00

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Eligibility

This is a half-day course for people working with children and young people in West Sussex.

This course is being delivered through a partnership between Coastal West Sussex MindAllsortsWest Sussex County Council and West Sussex CCGs.

This training will explore the issues and challenges that Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans or Unsure (of their sexual orientation or gender identity) children and young people face, how they are impacted by these, and how best to support them.

 We will learn ways to make our services safer and more LGBT inclusive by exploring ways of identifying and challenging homophobia, bi and transphobia at home, school, college or work.

 

 Benefits and learning outcomes: 

  • Examine relevant legislation and current LGBTU definitions & terminology
  • Explore the challenges faced by LGBTU children and young people and the impact of these
  • Explore how to challenge homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying and name-calling
  • Examine how to create an LGBTU inclusive and safe environment
  • Review the services and support systems available to LGBTU children and young people

 

Getting to the Venue

The closest station to the venue is Crawley station which is a 5 minute walk from the library. The local buses all stop at the bus station, a 5 minute walk from the library. Next to Crawley Library is a short stay four hour pay and display car park. This is on Haslett Avenue. There are other pay and display car parks nearby (including the County Mall shopping centre just opposite) or you may be able to find some off-road free parking around a 10-15 minute walk away.

 

Timings

The course runs from 1.30pm - 4.30pm

 

Refreshments

Tea and coffee with also be provided mid afternoon.

It is essential that you arrive on time and complete the course. If this is not possible please inform us by email before proceeding to book at training@coastalwestsussexmind.org

 

Registration fee

Your £10 registration fee is non-refundable.

 

Cancellations

Please notify us ASAP if you are unable to attend this course as this course is heavily subsidised as it is a funded programme. Our aim is to ensure all available places are taken up.

Please inform us if you are unable to take up your space as we can offer this to someone on our waiting list.

 

In-House Courses

In House courses are a cost-effective way of training a whole team in your own venue, on a date that works for you. Please contact us to discuss your exact training needs on:

01903 277010

We hope you enjoy the course!

 

Do you have questions about Crawley 051217 - Supporting LGBTU Young People (for people working with children and young people in West Sussex)? Contact Coastal West Sussex Mind

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Bill Buck Meeting Room
Crawley Library
Southgate Avenue
RH10 6HG Crawley
United Kingdom

Tuesday, 5 December 2017 from 13:30 to 16:30 (GMT)


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Coastal West Sussex Mind

Welcome to Coastal West Sussex Mind

We are an independent local mental health charity working in West Sussex.

We aim to promote good mental health through the provision of high quality services and through campaigning to improve services, raise awareness and understanding.

Our services support young people, adults, older adults, carers and families affected by mental health problems. We offer help and advice to people around improving their physical and mental well-being, strengthening their self-esteem and confidence, building strong relationships with family, friends and communities, getting into education, training and work and achieving their personal and social goals.

We also work actively in local communities to raise awareness about mental health and tackle the stigma and discrimination.

Phone: 01903 277000

Email: training@coastalwestsussexmind.org

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