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TURBO TRAINING (90mins): LGBTI in the Ageing Community

The Junction Neighbourhood Centre

Thursday, 24 November 2016 from 10:45 AM to 12:15 PM (AEDT)

TURBO TRAINING (90mins): LGBTI in the Ageing Community

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Ticket Type Remaining Sales End Price Fee Quantity
CHSP/Disability Funded Services Staff 15 Tickets 24/11/2016 $30.00 $2.19
Non-CHSP/Disability Funded Services Staff 5 Tickets 24/11/2016 $44.00 $2.75
CHSP/Disability Funded Volunteer 10 Tickets 24/11/2016 $15.00 $1.59

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This brief, interactive workshop is designed to inform staff, volunteers, managers, coordinators and those who work directly with CHSP clients about the specific needs of LGBTI older and/or disabled Australians. It includes an overview of sex, gender and sexuality as well as the lived experience and concerns of older and/or disabled LGBTI people, and offers practical advice in the delivery of LGBTI-inclusive services.

Topics covered

The Alphabet Soup

  • What is LGBTI?
  • Sexuality: Attraction / Behaviour / Identity
  • Sex and Gender: Intersex, Cross dressers; Transgender; Transition
  • Relationship of Sex/Gender to Sexuality

LGBTI people

  • Lived Experience
  • Effects of prejudice and discrimination
  • Concerns about ageing and aged care

Service Providers

  • Inclusive service provision
  • Partnerships with LGBTI community organisations
  • Rainbow Tick Accreditation

Who should participate?

This training is appropriate for those who want to develop or refresh their person centred, inclusive approach and really make a difference in people's lives. Staff, volunteers, Managers & Coordinators working in Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP)/Disability funded services are highly encouraged to attend.

About the facilitator

Sin Mariani (VAST Training Services)

Have questions about TURBO TRAINING (90mins): LGBTI in the Ageing Community? Contact The Junction Neighbourhood Centre

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When & Where

Level 4,
806-812 Anzac Parade
Maroubra, NSW 2035

Thursday, 24 November 2016 from 10:45 AM to 12:15 PM (AEDT)

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The Junction Neighbourhood Centre



VAST Training Services specialises in the delivery of Learning and Development opportunities for Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) and disability funded services' staff, managers, board members and volunteers across Eastern Sydney and City of Sydney.

We provide face to face courses, managers' breakfasts, volunteer training, customised training opportunities, including, "Tailored for Tomorrow" and new 90min Turbo Training workshops!

VAST is part of the Southern Sydney Connection partnership with 3Bridges and STARS and is a program of The Junction Neighbourhood Centre.

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