2SLGBTQ+ Youth and Violence: How to Provide Better Care

2SLGBTQ+ Youth and Violence: How to Provide Better Care

Minnesota Children’s Alliance (Alliance) is excited to host 2SLGBTQ+ Youth and Violence: How to Provide Better Care, with C Michael Menge, community advocacy and training specialist with OutFront Minnesota 9:30 a.m. – 11 a.m., Wednesday, May 25, 2022, via Zoom HealthCare.

Training Overview

This training will cover a broad spectrum overview of how ongoing discrimination and violence affect members of 2SLGBTQ+ communities, practical harm-reduction skills for working with 2SLGBTQ+ youth, and an assessment of the personal sphere of influence to enact systemic change.

Learning Objectives

  • A better sense of the scope of violence within and against 2SLGBTQ+ communities.
  • Practical skills for harm reduction when working with 2SLGBTQ+ youth.
  • Action steps for making organizational change to better support 2SLGBTQ+ communities.

Presenter Bio

C Michael Menge (They & He) is the community advocacy & training specialist at OutFront Minnesota’s Anti-Violence Program (AVP). AVP is a broad-based effort to end violence and harassment against and within LGBTQ+ communities in Minnesota. We work in collaboration with survivors and community members to build safety and power – as well as opportunities for support and healing – through the provision of crisis intervention services, systems advocacy, counseling, community education, and outreach.

Registration – $30

We are excited to bring this training to you. The Alliance believes anti-racist, culturally responsive, and trauma-informed services are essential to helping children heal. We continue to offer the highest quality training, with nationally renowned speakers, virtually.

Continuing Education Credits: POST and Social Work credits will be available.

Membership Discount

The Minnesota Children’s Alliance recognizes the role our members play in keeping Minnesota kids safe. In order to promote the success of our members in their work, we offer a 50 percent discount on all training opportunities. If you are not yet a member of the Minnesota Children’s Alliance, you can sign-up for a free individual membership by completing this form.

Cancelation Policy

The Alliance recognizes that sometimes professionals are called away at the last minute to accommodate the needs of our kids. The Alliance offers a full refund, minus any Eventbrite fees, for cancellation notices received 24 hours in advance of the training. Refunds cannot be issued for cancellations received within 24 hours of the training start time. Please contact Brittney Forrest at brittney@minnestachildrensalliance.org to cancel or request a copy of the recorded training.

Some sessions are recorded for organization use.