This workshop is designed to help school personnel and administrators understand, assess, and improve school climate and safety for all youth, especially those who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or questioning. Research consistently finds sexual minority youth to be at higher risk for homelessness, alcohol and substance abuse, harassment, assaults, suicide, school failure/dropout, and truancy. Some of the legal and ethical obligations that school systems and their employees’ have to serve and protect this population will be addressed.
Workshop participants will:
Cost: FREE to all!
Seat Availability: 21 of 50 available.
Last day to register: 3/20/2017
Van Buren Intermediate School District (Conference Center)
490 South Paw Paw Street
Lawrence, MI 49064The zipcode must be numeric with at least five numbers.