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LSCB: Safeguarding Children and Young People who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Trans (LGBT)

Lansdowne Hotel, King Edward's Parade,
Admin Contact
Workforce Development Training Events Team (
Target Audience
Children's Services / Children's Services Staff (ESCC) / CW Event open to relevant Adult Social Care / Deputy Headteachers / Heads of School / Designated Safeguarding Leads / Early Help Practitioners/Family Keyworkers / East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service / East Sussex Healthcare Trust (ESHT) / Foster Carers / Headteachers / Managers / Newly Qualifed Social Workers / Police / School SENCO's / Schools / SEND Practitioners / Social Care (non Social Worker) / Social Workers / Teachers / Voluntary and Community Sector / Youth Workers
target audience
Course Types
Course categories
Children's Services Staff Training / Early Help, Social Care and SEND / Equalities and Diversity / Foster Care / Inclusion, Special Educational Needs & Disability / Local Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB) / Safeguarding
Child Protection / Children's Services Staff training / Equality and Diversity / Inclusion / Safeguarding
Course description

This bite size course aims to help practitioners develop a better understanding of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Trans issues for children and young people in order to better meet their needs in a safeguarding context.

Training objectives
Learning outcomes

B the end of the course, participants will have:

  • increased awareness of safeguarding issues for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or trans children and young people, including mental health, and risk taking behaviour.

  • increased confidence to tackle homophobic language and bullying, celebrate difference and support young people when they 'come out'.

  • awareness of available good practice resources to support work with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Trans children, young people and parents.

Additional Information

Maximum Delegates

A maximum of three representatives from each team may have a confirmed place and further bookings will be put on a wait list.

Preparation and follow up

Before attending any LSCB training course, participants must attend a Basic Signs and Indicators Child Protection course provided/commissioned by their own organisation or have accessed the Safeguarding Children online e-learning training course.

To complete this course go to the e-learning section on the East Sussex Learning Portal, enter the Children’s Workforce channel and click Safeguarding.

Refreshments are provided however lunch is NOT provided.


Start Date
Tuesday 28 May 2019
End Date
Tuesday 28 May 2019
Closing Date
Saturday 25 May 2019
09:30 - 12:30
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