CTU: Should It Hurt To Be Me?

Description

CLEVELAND TEACHERS UNION

presents

Should it hurt to be me?

LGBTQ+ youth experience trauma at higher rates than their same age non-LGBTQ+ peers. These traumas include a variety of both structural and interpersonal traumas which can include; bullying, intimate partner violence, physical/sexual abuse, as well as societal stigma, bias and rejection. Professionals often times fail to recognize and meet the needs of traumatized LGBTQ+ youth which can result in poor engagement, ineffective treatment and in some cases, the perpetuation of the youth’s traumatic experiences. To ensure that LGBTQ+ youth receive the care they deserve, professionals need to create safe spaces and familiarize themselves with the issues facing traumatized LGBTQ youth.

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Contact

R. J. Catledge
Phone: 216-443-3351
Email: shenderson@ctu279.org

Registration

Seat Availability: 0 of 125 seats available. 4 users on waiting list.
Last day to register: 1/16/2019

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Location

East Professional Center
1349 East 79th Street
Cleveland, Ohio 44105The zipcode must be numeric with at least five numbers.