Friday, January 27, 2012

Safe Spaces. Safe Schools. Safe Kids. Event.

About This Event
Stonewall Columbus has partnered with The Ohio State University Multicultural Center and The Trevor Project, the leading national organization dedicated to providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention programs for LGBTQ youth, to develop "Safe Spaces. Safe Schools. Safe Kids. – The Central Ohio LGBTQ Anti-Bullying Summit".

This is a FREE, two-day workshop for educators and other professionals who work with LGBTQ youth and will be held March 9 -10 2012 from 8:00 am to 3:45 pm at the Ohio State University Union.

Following completion of the workshop, participants will be able to:
• Explain appropriate and inappropriate terminology used to describe individuals in the LGBTQ community.
• Discuss positive ways adults can promote a healthy environment for LGBTQ youth.
• Discuss the challenges facing LGBTQ youth in their homes, schools and other environments.
• Explain the risk factors and warning signs of suicide.
• Describe how to respond to a youth who is at risk for suicide.
• Connect youth to appropriate resources.
• Explain how to create more supportive and inclusive environments for LGBTQ youth.
• And much more!

Individuals or school districts may register any number of professionals for participation in this workshop for FREE! Participants will receive all necessary training materials, two (2) continental breakfasts and a Certificate of Completion for participants’ LPDCs.

For additional information, call Lori Gum - 614-930-2265

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