LGBTQ+ Training for Professionals - Los Angeles LGBT Center

“[I wanted to participate in RISE because] I need people that are really supportive, you know, they look past my sexuality, they look at, you know who I am individually, and that's what I wanted. I wanted somebody who looks, you know, past, what my sexuality is, or you know, anything else with me. They just see who I really am.” 
–RISE youth participant quote

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LGBTQ+ Capacity Building

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RISE Trainings for Systems of Care Professionals

Independently researched and evaluated, RISE training is evidence-based and has been shown to significantly improve participant knowledge and understanding of LGBTQ+ relevant concepts and best practices. Course offerings are updated regularly. Custom trainings, workshops, technical assistance, coaching, consultation, and speaking engagements provided on a case-by-case basis.

Core Modules

  • LGBTQ+ Competency Training: Knowledge for Reducing Barriers to Permanency for LGBTQ+ and Gender-Variant Children/Youth in Systems of Care
  • Implementing Best Practices for Serving LGBTQ+ Youth: A Training for Managers and Supervisors
  • Supportive Families, Safe Homes: A Training for Caregivers

Intermediate Modules

  • Addressing Anti-LGBTQ+ Bullying in Caregiving Settings
  • Aging Out: Working with LGBTQ+ Transition Age Youth
  • Core Practice Model (CPM) Integration for LGBTQ+ Responsiveness
  • Dual-Status Youth: Serving LGBTQ+ Youth in Multiple Systems of Care
  • Educational Empowerment: Providing School-Based Support
  • Healthy Development, Healthy Youth
  • Professional Standards: Understanding the Legal Rights of LGBTQ+ Youth in Systems of Care
  • Strategies for working with Caregivers of LGBTQ+ Youth
  • Suicide Prevention for LGBTQ+ Youth
  • Survival & Resiliency: Responding to Youth Homelessness
  • Which Box Do We Check: Understanding Intersex Identities
  • Youth-Adult Partnerships: Empowering LGBTQ+ Youth in Service Provision

Advanced Modules

  • Building Permanent Connections for LGBTQ+ Youth: Direct Service Interventions
  • Clinical Engagement: Tools for Mental Health Professionals
  • Coming Out & Welcoming In
  • Differently Abled: Working with Disabled LGBTQ+ Youth
  • Hope & Healing: Providing Faith-Based Support to Caregivers
  • Hope & Healing: Providing Faith-Based Support to Youth
  • The Intersectional Lens: Envisioning Multiple Paths to Permanency
  • LGBTQ+ Inclusive Teaming
  • Love, Actually: Defining Healthy and Unhealthy Relationships with LGBTQ+ Youth
  • Outside the Binary: SOGIE 2.0
  • Pathways to Permanency: Systems Level Advocacy
  • Resilience-Informed Strategies to Support Sexual Trauma Survivors
  • Supporting Transgender and Gender-Variant Youth in Systems of Care

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