Connect, Accept, Respond, Empower: Supporting LGBTQ Youth

A session at Transcending Boundaries Conference 2012

Saturday 27th October, 2012

11:00am to 11:50am (EST)

This interactive workshop will provide an overview of suicide among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth and the different environmental stressors that contribute to their heightened risk for suicide. After reviewing current research, there will be an emphasis on best practices and practical steps that service providers, educators, and LGBTQ non-profit professionals can take to promote a positive environment for all youth. In addition the workshop will discuss best practices regarding the discussion of suicide, bullying and related topics with a focus on keeping youth safe.

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Wes Nemenz

Education Manager - East Coast for @TrevorProject. I educate on suicide prevention + awareness for #LGBTQ youth. Views are awesome, but my own. 1.866.4.U.TREVOR bio from Twitter

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Time 11:00am11:50am EST

Date Sat 27th October 2012

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