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TURBO TRAINING (90 mins)
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.
The Alphabet Soup
- What is LGBTI?
- Sexuality: Attraction / Behaviour / Identity
- Sex and Gender: Intersex, Cross dressers; Transgender; Transition
- Relationship of Sex/Gender to Sexuality
- Lived Experience
- Effects of prejudice and discrimination
- Concerns about ageing and aged care
- 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)
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When & Where
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!