No Time to Lose – Intensive is a conference designed for professionals working in education, community advocacy, and clinical (mental health) settings who are seeking advanced knowledge of their role in supporting queer and trans youth. This all-day conference offers the critical resources that helping professionals need to provide culturally appropriate services to LGBTQ youth in our region. Please consider attending and/or sponsoring this valuable conference.
Who Should Attend:
BEFORE YOU REGISTER FOR THIS INTENSIVE COURSE: Attendees are expected to have a foundational knowledge of LGBTQ terminology and an understanding of the concepts of privilege, oppression, sexual orientation and gender identity . This formalized training could have been attained by prior attendance at the No Time to Lose Conference, or other professional workshops, trainings or college courses directly related to LGBTQ populations.
ALL REGISTRANTS are expected to stay for the full 8 hour training until 5pm. NO EXCEPTIONS. CEU certificates will be given at 5pm at the check-in table. NO PARTIAL CREDIT.
Education Setting: FULL-CLOSED
Participants appropriate to this track are teachers, counselors, administrators, psychologists, ombudspeople, nurses, office managers, social workers, MFTs, LPCCs, and other support staff working with youth in an educational or academic setting.
Community Setting: FULL-CLOSED
Social workers, case managers, advocates, community organizers, and administrators working with youth in community-based organizations or social service agencies.
Clinical Setting (Mental Health): FULL-CLOSED
Social workers, MFTs, LPCCs, psychologists, psychiatrists, mental health administrators, case managers, and advocates working with youth in a clinical (mental health) setting.
SCUSD Serna Center
5735 47th Avenue Sacramento, CA 95824
Friday, March 4th, 2016
7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. (Registration)
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Conference)
*Lunch will be provided
Participants attending the NTTL- Intensive Conference will:
- Gain a better understanding of their role as an advocate for LGTBQ youth.
- Enhance their knowledge about the ways large organizations (e.g. government systems, school systems, etc.) can simultaneously be helpful and oppressive systems.
- Have an opportunity to look inward and expand their knowledge of privilege.
- Develop heightened empathy, compassion and increased understanding of the needs, challenges and resources for LGBTQ youth.
- Grow in their understanding of their role as a contributor/producer of culture and the ways in which we all learn to replicate social norms, particularly those around gender and sexual orientation.
Participants attending the NTTL – Intensive Conference should show up with:
- An open mind and come ready to listen, share and learn.
- A capacity for self-reflection to better understand their roles as advocates in large organizational systems.
- A willingness to be uncomfortable while being introduced to new concepts and ideas.
- An openness to accepting the evolution of terminology regarding LGBTQ students’ identities.
- The ability to hold onto complexity, and the uncertainties around complex social identities.
Participants attending the NTTL – Intensive Conference will:
- Come away with practical tools, interventions and written materials that correspond to their role(s) with LGBTQ youth.
- Receive training regarding LGBTQ terminology, interventions and community resources.