Addressing the Sexual Health Needs of the LGBT Community (Face to Face 2 day course – Perth)

  • Date: 17/11/2023 - 24/11/2023
  • Time: 10:00-15:00
  • Address: James Murray Suite 1&2
  • City: Perth

Facilitated by                         Terrence Higgins Trust Scotland

Method of Delivery              Face to Face, 2 day course (you must attend both sessions)

Method of Delivery              Friday 17th and 24th November, 10am until 3pm

Course Assessment              Post-course survey

Target Group                         All practitioners whose services support LGBT people

Max Number of Participants 20


To increase practitioners’ awareness of 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 result in the need for additional support
  • Highlight the effect that stigma can have on LGBT community looking to access health and social care services

Venue: James Murray Suite 1&2, Murray Royal Hospital, Perth

The timetable will be as follows:

  • Arrival from 9:30am for a 10:00am start
  • Lunch break from 12:00pm to 13:00pm (lunch is not provided)
  • Second session from 13:00 to 15:00pm

Please note

The training will contain some sensitive material.