Addressing the Sexual Health Needs of the LGBT Community

  • Date: 19/11/2020
  • Time: 11:00-16:00
  • Address: Seminar Room, Kings Cross Hospital, Clepington Road, DD3 8EA
  • City: DUNDEE

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: 10

Aim: To increase awareness of practitioners to the issues faced by the LGBT Community when accessing health and social care services and how to support their needs. This training will also highlight best practice examples from across Scotland, using current resources and toolkits.

Learning Outcomes

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