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Bullying & Harassment of Gay and Lesbian Students: Roles & Responsibilities

CE Type: 
SW
PCB
CPRP
APA
IACET
# of CE's: 
3

Students report that, in addition to physical appearance, the most common reasons students were bullied was sexual orientation & gender expression.  As a consequence, many students feel unsafe in school and other settings.  This basic presentation will offer a solid introduction to this type of bullying behavior as well as how to create a safe environment for GLBT students.

Learning Objectives: 

By the end of the workshop, participants will have…

  • Cited the current research addressing the bullying & harassment of GLBT students;
  • Outlined the issues faced by GLBT adolescents;
  • Identified the legal roles & responsibilities of schools and agencies in addressing these bullying and harassment issues; and,
  • Developed realistic strategies to support GLBT adolescents and create safe environments.

 

Intended Audience: 

This introductory level course, is designed for all professionals (behavioral health specialists, teachers, social workers, etc.) who work with young people.  Parents are also welcomed

Instructional Level: 

Basic

Completion Requirements: 

Participants must attend entire presentation and complete a course evaluation in order to receive credits.