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Event Series Event Series: Introduction to LGBTQIA+ Training

Introduction to LGBTQIA+ Training

January 30 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Course Description:

LGBTQIA+ fundamental knowledge (in areas that young people have chosen as development points for adults from their experiences), there is chance to expand current knowledge and build confidence in best practise working with Queer youth.

The training has been developed with young people to share their voice with adults making the training Wakefield specific which sets it apart from other LGBTQIA+ training available. The training is interactive and there are resources (produced with young people) to take away from the session.

Looking at: gender, sexuality, barriers, hate crime, allyship, changes that can be made to practise/best practise, unpacking/fact checking current understanding, studies and spaces to find out further information

The aim of the training is for the people to leave prouder and more confident in their ability to work with young LGBTQIA+ people and also create more allies through their work.



This training is available to all staff within Children & Young People’s Services.


Booking Information:

To book onto this training, search the course title/keywords under the Learning tab on the Me system. If you do not have access to the Me system or having issues booking using the system please email learningacademy@wakefield.gov.uk


Please note, all our training is subject to change at any given time therefore it’s your responsibility to check for any changes prior to attending. Updates are provided via email upon booking and can be viewed on our events page here


January 30
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm


Chesneys Centre
Regent St, Featherstone
Pontefract, Wakefield WF7 5EW United Kingdom


Learning Academy – Wakefield Council
01924 302128