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Free Silver Rainbow LGBTQIA+ Training

March 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm ACST

The Northern Territory Office of Gender Equity and Diversity and the Northern Territory AIDS and Hepatitis Council will deliver Free Silver Rainbow LGBTQIA+ training in Palmerston which will also include more general information on sexual and gender diversity awareness and inclusion. The aim of this training is to reach workers in the aged care sector and allied services, as well as other interested members of the general public in the Darwin/Palmerston community.

Silver Rainbow Training is suitable for all workers in the aged care sector; it promotes a better understanding of the needs of LGBTQIA+ people and provides workers with the confidence and knowledge to deliver an inclusive, best practice service. The training will also include other content relevant to the broader public focused on helping participants gain a greater understanding of how best to support members of the LGBTIQIA+ community.

When: Tuesday 19 March, 10:00am – 2:00pm, lunch provided

Where: Durack Community Creative Space, 33 Packard Avenue, Durack

Training will cover:

  • Defining LGBTI communities
  • Understanding identity and sexual orientation
  • Issues and barriers facing people with diverse genders and sexualities
  • Unique needs of older LGBTI communities
  • Impacts of negative attitudes
  • The role of the healthcare provider & inclusive practice
  • The role of the community in accepting the experience of LGBTI people
  • Fostering partnerships and providing appropriate referral services
  • Guidelines and legislation

Places are limited – to book your spot at the training phone (08) 8999 1985 or email: by Friday 8 March 2024 – please also indicate any dietary requirements.

Details

Date:
March 19
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm ACST
Event Category:

Organiser

Department of Territory Families, Housing and Communities
Phone
(08) 8999 1985
Email
View Organiser Website

Other

Event Summary
Silver Rainbow Training is suitable for all workers in the aged care sector; it promotes a better understanding of the needs of LGBTQIA+ people and provides workers with the confidence and knowledge to deliver an inclusive, best practice service.
Is the event funded or part-funded by the Northern Territory Government?
Yes
Bookings Required
Yes

Venue

Durack Community Creative Space
33 Packard Avenue
Durack, NT Australia
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