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
Wednesday 6 March 2019
End Date
Wednesday 6 March 2019
Closing Date
Wednesday 20 February 2019
09:30 - 12:30
Maximum Places
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