Family acceptance affects the physical health, mental health and well-being of LGBTQ youth and adults. Family acceptance prevents serious health risks including suicide, substance abuse, HIV and homelessness and it promotes well-being for LGBTQ youth and adults. Family rejection, often due to religious beliefs, results in the high rates of homelessness for LGBTQ youth. Studies indicate that 40% of homeless youth are LGBTQ. Therefore, equality programs must possess a comprehensive understanding of the impact of family acceptance and family rejection upon LGBTQ youth and adults.
Registration Fee: $400
Multi-cultural frameworks of understanding families
Best practices in Intercultural Care
Family-centered care of an individual
Healing from the trauma experienced from family rejection
Psychotherapy with gender and sexual minorities
Identifying and working with Trust agents and gatekeepers in marginalized communities to offer mental health services
$400 for this module
The Certificate in LGBTQ Leadership was designed for mission-driven individuals. aspiring leaders. teachers. and community activists committed to allying with LGBTQ communities.
Seminar participants meet over the Internet using browser-based conferencing software.
1/1/20 – 2/1/20 M/W
5:00p-6:30p Pacific Time
Online modules are delivered through the Zoom conferencing system on the Internet. These meetings are live / synchronous. All participants are visible to each other and engage in the conversations through the system.
BUILD A CASE FOR CHANGE
Demonstrate understanding of diverse family structures/types and best practices for interaction
FIND YOUR TRIBE
Discuss conversion/reparative therapy, its many different names, and how it is presented to families
TELL YOUR STORY
Analyze how family acceptance and/or family rejection impact the health of an LGBTQ person
Analyze how socio-cultural values impact family dynamics and acceptance/rejection
CONNECT AND SHARE
From digital relationships to personal connection and spiritual leadership, learn the many ways you can connect with others to spur your vision.
APPLY YOUR LEARNING
Design a training approach for non-discrimination, inclusion, and diversity policies
CONNECT AND SHARE
Discuss best practices for handling of confidential information and connecting LGBTQ+ individuals to “permanent” families