LGBTQQ Teens: A Rainbow of Strategies for Prevention and Resilience
Presenter: Carol Benevy, MSW, LSW
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning youth have higher
rates of suicide, substance abuse and being bullied than their heterosexual
peers. Often, these youth face increased stigma and other barriers when
seeking help. This training will discuss the complex needs of LGBTQQ teens,
with an emphasis on prevention as well as individual and organizational
cultural competence. Includes strategies for creating a welcoming and
for all youth.
RWJBarnabas Health Institute for Prevention will provide a continental
breakfast at 8:30 a.m. for all trainings.
Registration and payment/purchase order is required 10 days prior to the
scheduled training date.
Refunds will not be issued for cancellations received after the registration deadline.