A comprehensive workshop for educators and support workers who are looking for more information on how to support LGBTQ2S+ youth. Whether a child you work with/support has already come out or if you suspect they may at a later time, or if you are just looking to learn more about how to be a safe adult for such youth, this workshop is for you. We'll get right down to the basics of terminology, practical skills, resources, and a guide for how to support moving forward. You'll come away feeling ready to take on whatever comes next for you and your students.
An open heart. Resources that you may have found helpful for this topic (I will be providing a list of resources at the end, but if you have a favourite we'd love to hear it!).
Sarah is a second generation Scottish Canadian, living on the Traditional Territories of the Lekwungen People. Sarah is a Middle School Drama Teacher, and a Candidate for a Masters of Education in school counselling. She has been working with and supporting youth in this community for over five years, has been her school’s Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) Lead & GSA Sponsor (Gender & Sexuality Alliance Club) for the past four years and is a member of the LGBTQ2+ community. Sarah's research focus areas are working with LGBTQ2+ youth and their communities to build safe and supportive spaces where they can thrive.