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Location: Statewide

Training Type: Online Real Time

Total Hours: 2

Cost: Free

Scholarship: No

Contact Information:

Kirstie Grant
(802) 498-0622

Nurturing, Valuing, and Protecting LGBTQIA+ Youth Deb Norris

Special Topics: Afterschool , Advanced Specialized Care ,
Sponsor: Prevent Child Abuse Vermont
Instructor: Kirstie Grant

Adults may have questions about ways to support lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual youth. This training, while examining what it means to be inclusive, also discusses current methods of prevention that youth-serving organizations and all adults who care can take. Participants will a) discuss ways to nurture the formation of gender identity b) examine why LGBTQIA+ youth may be at an increased risk of experiencing child sexual abuse, particularly homeless LGBTQIA+ youth c) learn primary prevention skills with LGBTQIA+ youth in mind. This training is for early childhood educators, after school professionals, and caregivers. * 2 Continuing Education Credits are available for Vermont Social Workers, Vermont Allied Mental Health Professionals, Vermont Behavior Analysts, Vermont Psychoanalysts, Vermont Psychological Examiners, and Vermont Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors.

Core Knowledge Area
  • Child Development & Learning
  • Family & Community Partnerships
  • Safety & Wellness
  • Infant/Toddler
  • Preschool/PreK
  • School-Age
  • Program Directors/Managers
Session Dates
Session Times
December 7, 2022
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Additional Information

Due to generous donors, these trainings will remain Free to Vermonters. Enter Promo Code: VERMONTER when registering. If you have any questions about using the Promo Code, please contact Joy at jkitchell@pcavt.org.