Rainbow Network Training

LGBTIQ+ inclusive practice training for youth settings

Rainbow Network training explores the everyday experiences of young LGBTIQ+ people by hearing their stories and studying evidence-based research. Participants also explore inclusive practice principles and how to apply these within their organisation.

Breaking Down the Binary

Breaking down the binary — Introduction to LGBTIQ+ inclusive practice in youth work settings (four hours)

The four-hour session teaches participants about inclusive behaviours and ways of working so they can begin to apply these within their organisation.

Participants will:
Look at frameworks for understanding sex, gender and sexuality
Explore studies into the health and wellbeing of LGBTIQ+ young people
Begin to analyse their current work practice and the ways their organisation can become more inclusive for young LGBTIQ+ people
Start to identify and apply tools and strategies to improve services and outcomes for LGBTIQ+ young people, both as an individual and an organisation

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Healthy Equal Youth

Healthy Equal Youth — Applying LGBTIQ+ inclusive practice in youth work settings (six hours)

This full day training includes additional content and skills that can be applied to encourage LGBTIQ+ inclusion across individual work practices, and within the systems of an organisation.

Participants will:
Look at frameworks for understanding sex, gender and sexuality
Explore studies into the health and wellbeing of LGBTIQ+ young people
Learn frameworks for embedding LGBTIQ+ inclusive practices in their own work and across their organisation
Learn to analyse their current work practices and the ways their organisation can facilitate LGBTIQ+ inclusion
Practice identifying and applying tools and strategies to improve services outcomes for LGBTIQ+ young people, both as an individual and an organisation.

Past participants

Anglicare
“Very digestible yet thorough content. Easily understandable for people with limited knowledge, yet engaging for someone who has some knowledge/experience. Covered such an incredible breadth of information. Presenters worked/engaged well with each other”
anonymous attendee

Hope Street Youth and Family Services
“The mix of both the theoretical perspective with the voice of young people and very concrete examples of how to make our services inclusive was very valuable”
anonymous attendee

WAYSS
“Excellent opportunities for discussion. Great resources. Created a safe space, enjoyable and engaging”
anonymous attendee