Addressing the Sexual Health Needs of the LGBT Community

  • Date: 20/05/2019
  • Time: 10:00-15:30
  • Address: Improvement Academy
  • City: Ninewells

Co-Facilitated by: LGBT Youth Scotland, Terrence Higgins Trust Scotland and SH & BBV MCN

Course Assessment: Post course evaluation

Target Group: All practitioners whose services support LGBT people

Minimum No of Participants: 15

Aim: To increase awareness of practitioners to the issues faced by the LGBT Community when assessing (sexual) healthcare and how to support their needs.  This training will also highlight best practice examples from across Scotland, using current resources and toolkits.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Increased confidence working with the LGBT community to support and promote their sexual health, emotional health and wellbeing
  • To enable good practice and support for LGBT communities and their families
  • Increased knowledge of risk taking behaviour
  • Increased understanding of the barriers faced by the LGBT community accessing health services. How their experiences of discrimination may lead to increased need for additional support
  • Highlight the effect that stigma can have on LGBT community looking to access services