In response to multiple requests for trainings from individuals, we are offering two opportunities to experience the well-received introductory training that Side by Side has presented to thousands of educators, counselors and others who work for youth serving organizations throughout Virginia.
This training is open to those who are 18+.
Supported by generous grants, we are able to offer this training at no charge to educators and those working in organizations that serve youth. We request an optional $25 donation for those who others wishing to take part.
We have designed this training to: - increase your knowledge of Side by Side resources and services;- heighten your awareness of LGBTQ+ identities, terminology, and experiences;- help you identify common risks, and pathways to risk, connected to LGBTQ+ youth; - help you to increase your understanding of best practices and the protective factors to support LGBTQ+ youth; - help you identify resources for future support and education.