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Understanding Experiences of System-Involved LGBTQ Youth

Nola Kesia Brantley

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Understanding Experiences of System-Involved LGBTQ Youth
Understanding Experiences of System-Involved LGBTQ Youth

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About the Event

Nola Kesia Brantley

Training Description

The training will begin with an overview of issues faced by the LGBTQ community such as discrimination and the overrepresentation of LGBTQ youth in the Foster Care and Juvenile Justice systems. The training will then look at risk factors and pathways of entry into risky/harmful behaviors for LGBTQ youth. The training will conclude with strategies to more effectively work with Foster Care and Juvenile Justice involved LGBTQ youth.

Learning Objectives

· Participants will be able to identify 3 examples of discrimination LGBTQ system involved youth may encounter throughout their lifetime.

· Participants will be able to increase their understanding of the intersection of family rejection, homelessness, and involvement in risky behaviors.

· Participants will be able to identify at least 2 needs of LGBTQ system-involved youth.

Agenda

1:00-1:15pm  Topic/Trainer Introduction

1:15-1:30pm  Language Sensitivity

1:30-1:45pm  Risk Factors: Individual

1:45-2:00pm  Risk Factors: Environmental

2:00-2:15pm  Risk Factors: Social

2:15-2:30pm  Protective Factors: Individual

2:30-2:45pm  Protective Factors: Environmental

2:45-3:00pm  Break (CE Hours will not be offered for this time)

3:00-3:15pm  Protective Factors: Social

3:15-3:30pm  Agency Assessment

3:30-3:45pm  Homelessness and LGBTQ System Involved Youth

3:45-4:00pm  Survival Sex and LGBTQ System Involved Youth

4:00-4:15pm  Human Trafficking and LGBTQ System Involved Youth

4:15-4:30pm  Experiences in Exploitation Continued

4:30-4:45pm  Becoming an Ally to LGBTQ System Involved Youth

4:45-5:00pm  Questions

Meet Our Trainer

Nola Kesia Brantley, CEO & Founder of Nola Brantley Speaks has become nationally recognized as a powerful Survivor voice for the issue of child sex trafficking through her moving and information packed public speaking. Her hard work and perpetual vigilance has brought both focus and concrete resources to this chronically underserved and largely unrecognized population of victimized youth. Nola’s approach aims to be holistic!

This course meets the qualifications for (3.75) BBS CE hours for LCSWs, LMFTs, LPCCs, and LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences & is provided by Fred Finch Youth Center, CAMFT Provider #045295.

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