Date & Time
Wednesday, March 30, 2022, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Bringing gender and sexuality awareness and understanding into social work

LGBTQ+ issues are often missing from social work education and practitioners can lack confidence in knowing whether someone’s sexuality and gender identity is ‘private’ or should be considered when assessing and working with social care needs, let alone supporting young people and adults who may face specific or exacerbated risks because of how their sexuality or gender identity is viewed. This session cover why social workers should bring awareness of sexuality and gender into work with all children and adults, and how to do this sensitively