Counselling and group work for depression, stress and anxiety in Sussex

29 AprLGBT Awareness Training for the AYA Team

Will be providing As You Are team with LGBT Awareness training. The training will include; 
  1. Pronouns and preferred name (how/when to ask clients, sharing pronouns with clients, using pronouns in supervision)
  2. Language (key words to know) e.g. queer, cis, non-binary, intersex, asexual, gender assigned at birth, passing, binding etc.
  3. Overview of what the differences are between gender Identity, gender expression, biological sex and attraction
  4. LGBTQ mental health and suicide rates – affects of homophobia/biphobia/transphobia on clients coming for counselling
  5. Bisexual Erasure – how bisexuality can be invisible and not believed. The affects of isolation from both LGBTQ and non LGBTQ spaces.
  6. Heterosexism and cissexism – how society can affect clients coming for counselling e.g. stigma, fear of discrimination
  7. LGBTQ specific onward referral info (e.g. low cost groups, helplines etc.)

Sussex Rainbow Counselling