YSPP OUTLoud offers multiple trainings for teachers and staff in schools in Washington State, to address the risk and protective factors for LGBTQ youth & bullying and bias based harassment in schools.
Content can be modified based on participant need, length of time available, desire to focus on particular issues.
For more information and to arrange training, please contact our OUTLoud Project Coordinator, Heather Carter at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (206) 436-2986.
Click the links below to learn more about each workshop.
For staff and teachers, community partners, and families
Length: varies, from 1-3 hours
Defines bullying and bias based harassment and who’s involved in the behaviors
Identifies the relationship between bullying and bias based harassment & negative mental health outcomes.
For school staff and teachers
Length varies from 1-3 hours
Increases understanding about why LGBTQ youth are at greater risk for suicide and self-harm, and awareness of the warning signs for clinical depression & suicide.
For students, facilitated by youth ages 15-24
Length varies from 45 minutes to 1.5 hours
Increases understanding about why LGBTQ youth are at greater risk for suicide and self-harm and how students can increase support for LGBTQ youth in communities and schools.