This is part of a multi-agency training programme for professionals working with young people in Wiltshire to develop their skills and knowledge in respect of Sexual Health.
Aim: To raise awareness of the sexual health issues experienced by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender young people (LGBT) enabling participants to develop and enhance best practice in relation to their service delivery for these individuals.
- Understand the issues that can affect LGBT young people, including homophobia, transphobia, heterosexism, and how these could influence their choices about sexual behaviour.
- Increased awareness of the range of support services, practical tools and information LGBT young people may require in relation to sexual health.
- Have an understanding of policy and legislation pertaining to LGBT people.
- Practice skills to support working with LGBT young people.
Please note: If possible, please attend the Sexual Health Awareness Level 1 course prior to registering for Working with LGBT young people.