OUT Maine offers training for anyone who works with youth: social workers, medical professionals, guidance counselors, school nurses, teachers, etc. Choose between our introductory half-day (3 contact hours) training or our more advanced full day (7 contact hours) training. You can also sign up for both sessions at a discounted rate.
Supporting LGBTQ+ Youth in Schools & Communities (Click to register)
September 26th in Rumford, ME OR November 14th in Paris, ME
Supporting LGBTQ+ Youth in Schools & Communities (3 contact hours) Wondering what you can do to support the LGBTQ youth and help them build resiliency? Wondering how to reduce bullying and harassment? What does the terminology mean/ How to use gender-neutral pronouns? How to support the youth you work with who are transitioning or questioning?
Best Practices for Working with LGBTQ+ Youth While Navigating Ethical Challenges (Click to register)
September 27th in Rumford, ME; NEW! October 25th in Topsham, ME OR November 15th in Paris, ME
Best Practices for Working with LGBTQ+ Youth and Families While Navigating Ethical Challenges (7 contact hours) This training, with 7 contact hours, is designed for professionals working with youth and families over time including in-patient/out patient, community-based offices and private practices. It strengthens professional capacity to work affirmatively with these youth; builds an understanding of the challenges, risks and protective factors for these young people; and explores the ethical challenges in negotiating the youth/family dynamics. Attendees will leave with tips and resources for working more effectively with these youth and their families.