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SYF WEBINAR – Coming Out and Other Topics: Best Practices in Working with LGBTQ+ Youth and Families

July 29, 2021 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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Register Now! Use coupon code AUTHENTIC at checkout to receive your FREE registration. CEUs for this webinar are also available, learn more.

Thursday, July 29, 2021 | 1PM – 2:30PM EST | Extended Access Available July 29 – August 27, 2021

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About the Webinar:

Providers and caregivers must be proactive in creating a culture that respects and values all, and fosters an understanding of sexual orientation, gender identity, and expression within their community. Participants will learn about the coming out process, risk factors and protective factors for LGBTQ+ youth in the child welfare system, and important considerations for caregivers. Best practices will be discussed for creating an affirming environment LGBTQ+ youth and LGBTQ+ headed families.

Participants will learn:

  • Participants will gain foundational knowledge of concepts relating to sexual orientation, gender identity, and expression
  • Participants will learn about the coming out process, including practices to support youth coming out as LGBTQ+
  • Participants will learn best practices for creating a safe and affirming environment for LGBTQ+ youth in the foster care system and LGBTQ+ headed families

Presenter: Lyndsay Smith, Sr. Program Specialist, Center of Excellence on LGBTQ+ Behavioral Health Equity & Alyssa Fenix, Transition Coordinator, Sheppard Pratt School

There is a $15 charge per registrant after the first 600 registrants have used the discount code.