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Coaching Programme for NQSWs: Working With Children & Young people Who Identify as LGBTQAI+

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INTRODUCTION:

This session is primarily for Newly Qualified Social Workers who are working with children and families, as an opportunity to support their confidence to practice post-qualifying. 

Following on from Pride month, Amber Dillon (she/her) will provide a crash course in understanding the LGBTQAI+ acronym and promote professional confidence in supporting children and young people who identify as LGBTQAI+.

 

LEARNING OUTCOMES:

  • Become equipped with the appropriate language to use when referring to the LGBTQAI+ community and its members;

 

  • Gain insight into some of the challenges that LGBTQAI+ children and young people face;

 

  • Start to explore how Social Workers can be active allies to the community and to children and young people who identify as LGBTQAI+.

 

ABOUT THE SPEAKER(S):

Amber Dillon is an enthusiastic and dedicated frontline Social Worker, with five years’ experience in Children’s Social Care. Amber has also worked as an Independent, Domestic Violence Advocate for charities such as Women’s Aid and Refuge.

Over the past three years, Amber began to share her knowledge and experience (both lived, and professional) by leading training on the Social Graces, understanding LGBTQ+ and supporting LGBTQ+ Children and Young People. Amber is dedicated to ensuring that frontline practice is child-focused, the child’s voice is clearly heard in written work, and that the child is at the centre of any intervention.

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*This session is open to newly qualified social workers working in social care across the Teaching Partnership (Barnet, Camden, Enfield, Hackney, Haringey, Islington Councils and Norwood).*