Course Description

Roadmap for this presentation: 

  • Snapshot of Florida's LGBTQ+ Youth in Care 
  • Brief Refresher on LGBTQ+ Cultural Competency 
  • Unique issues faced by LGBTQ+ Youth 
  • Legal Rights of LGBTQ+ Youth in Care and in Education Settings 
  • Trauma-Informed Approach for LGBTQ+ Youth
    • The Legal Framework
    • Best Practices - Advocacy Tips 
    • Case Study 

Guest Speakers:  

Dr. Tiffany Wells, Ph.D., Program Manager in Duvall County  Public Schools, Coordinator of CDC Dash Grant

Calvin Martin, Statewide Director of Program Advocacy & Inclusion, Florida Statewide Guardian ad Litem Office

Original Webinar Date:  February 4, 2021

(CLE Pending)



For those with the Guardian ad Litem Program, this 1 hour course does apply towards in-service hours. Please select training topic "Cultural Diversity" and specify "LGBTQ+ Youth and Human Sexuality when inputting into Optima.



Statewide LGBTQ+ Circuit Liaison Team

Course curriculum

  • 1

    LGBTQ+ Youth and Human Sexuality, Course 9

    • LGBTQ+ Youth and Human Sexuality, Course 9

    • Quick Review

    • Thoughts & Feedback

LGBTQ+ Training Series

  • Free

    FreeEnhanced Advocacy for LGBTQ+ Youth

    Series of 9 courses geared towards advocacy on behalf of LGBTQ+ foster care youth.
    Enroll in Bundle