Unpacking LGBTQIA+:

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Unpacking LGBTQIA+:

Introductory course for working gender, sexuality and relationship diversity.

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The Green Isle Hotel Dublin Saint John's Drive D22 F9F4 Newlands Cross Ireland

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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
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About the Course:

This one-day introductory course has been created in response to the ever-changing landscape of client work and a need for more awareness and specialist learning for therapists to work within the wider LGBTQIA+ community.

The training is a mix of formal presentation, interactive exercise, and reflective discussions, delivered in a group learning environment by two professionals who combine extensive therapeutic and LGBTQIA+ specific knowledge and practice.

Venue:

The Green Isle Hotel Dublin St John's Dr, Newlands Cross, Dublin 22, D22 F9F4

Times: 9:30 arrival for a prompt 10:00 start, close at 5:00

Cost: €100 early-bird (until Jan 24th) €120 thereafter.

The course fee includes:

o Attendance certificate/CPD points 6.5

o Tea/ Coffee

o List of resources/references

For:

This course is for practising therapists/counsellors/student counsellors, various healthcare professionals/teachers and for those interested in beginning work alongside the LGBTQIA+ community.

Course Outline:

o Specific terminology, skills and knowledge relating to the use of language when working alongside LGBTQ+ people

o Gender diversity in the current social context

o Queer Theory and how it can inform good practice in therapeutic work.

o Psychotherapeutic practices that support work with the LGBTQIA+ community.

o Current dilemmas in practice within the LGBTQIA+ community

o Neurodiversity and the LGBTQA+ community

Learning Objectives :

At the end of the course, participants will:

o Understand how sex, gender and sexual identity interact.

o Feel more confident in understanding how gender is constructed and the impact this has on identity, relationships, and therapy.

o Understand key terms and language

o Have a range of ideas and tools and to enable better conversations about sexuality and gender diversity in therapeutic practice

o Be able to identify good practice in relation to working alongside and supporting LGBTQ+ people

o Feel more confident to engage in conversations about gender, sexuality and relationship diversity with clients and peers.

o Have additional learning resources and know where to find further helpful materials

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