School Staff Training to Support LGBTQ+ YouthInformation on school staff anti-bias or other training aimed at supporting Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning (LGBTQ+) youth for students, their educators and their families.
American Psychological Association: The Respect Online Course
The Respect Online Course includes three self-paced modules that provide school staff (educators, school counselors, nurses, psychologists, and social workers) with the knowledge, attitudes, and skills to make schools safe and supportive for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning students.
The Trevor Project
The Lifeguard Workshop is a free online learning module with a video, curriculum, and teacher resources for middle school and high school classrooms. The Trevor Project’s Trainings for Professionals include in-person Ally and CARE trainings designed for adults who work with youth. These trainings help counselors, educators, administrators, school nurses, and social workers discuss LGBTQ-competent suicide prevention.
California Health Education
The primary purpose of this website and the Health Education Framework is to offer guidance to teachers of health education that will assist them in addressing significant changes to health instruction as reflected in the 2008 Health Education Standards, as well as more recent key initiatives and legislation. This includes guidance and professional learning on being inclusive to LGBTQ+ youth in the classroom in Module One . Creating safe, supportive, and inclusive learning environments, including for LGBTQ+ youth.
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