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Wild Child Conference is hosting a FREE online webinar in lieu of our usual in-person conference on September 15 from 9 am to – 12:15 pm. CEUs will be awarded to attendees. Check out the details below and register today.

Participants will learn about gender and sexuality and the differences, what the LGBTQIA acronyms mean, using pronouns, discrimination against LGBTQIA, risk factors for individuals who identify LGBTQIA, including suicide, cultivating a safe and affirming space for LGBTQIA individuals, how to advocate for youth, and changes individuals can make to help support LGBTQIA.

Agenda Includes Opening Discussion: Gender Messages Gender and Sexuality, the LGBTQIA Acronym Inappropriate Language vs. Affirming Language (including Pronouns 101) Anti-LGBTQ Discrimination and Experiences In and Out of School Risk Factors, Including Suicide Risk Cultivating Safe and Affirming Spaces, focusing on Visible Allyship Advocating for Youth Individually vs. Organizationally; Moving Forward Q&A and any further discussion Objectives: By the end of the session, participants will: – Understand terminology including gender identity and expression, and the LGBTQIA acronym – Identify specific areas for improvement individually and organizationally – Identify specific ways to improve (action steps) individually and organizationally.

Register here:  https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_N83YFhXSSnOQ5KAFiwSIbA

Download event flyer here.