Click on a link below to find the training that best fits your needs.

NEW! Virtual Training

Learn from home with self-paced training modules.

Regional Training

We’ve traveled the state to provide in-person training sessions. We also offer regional training by Zoom. Click here to see where we will be next.

Workplace Training

We will also provide training and consultations for your workplace.

Free Guides!

Download our free guides for workplaces, youth programming, and K-12 school curricula.

VIRTUAL TRAINING

We are proud to announce the launch of our new virtual training platform, mainequeerspace.org!

REGIONAL TRAINING

FUTURE TRAINING LOCATIONS

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We’ve held workshops all over Maine! Sign up for our notifications list using the Request Form so you get an email next time we schedule a regional workshop.

Past workshop locations.

Training for schools, businesses and organizations working with youth

Supporting LGBTQ+ Youth in Schools & Communities

    • Introductory training for anyone working with LGBTQ+ youth.
    • Addresses terminology, risk and protective factors, student rights and creating welcoming and affirming spaces.
    • Available regionally throughout Maine with open enrollment.
    • Offered as a workplace training (training your staff and held at your workplace.

Training for service providers

Best Practices for Working with LGBTQ+ Youth and Families While Navigating Ethical Challenges

Assumes participants have completed our half-day introductory training or have a baseline knowledge of terminology, risk and protective factors of working with LGBTQ+ youth.

    • Designed for professionals working with youth and families over time — in-patient/ outpatient settings, community-based offices and private practices.
    • Strengthens professional capacity to work affirmatively with these youth.
    • Builds understanding of the challenges, risks and protective factors for these young people.
    • Explores the ethical challenges in negotiating the youth/family dynamics.
    • Provides tips & resources for working more effectively with youth & their families.

Workplace Training

We will train your team! Please fill out our request form and let us know what your training needs are.

Free Guides!

Best practices for LGBTQ+ inclusive youth programming

Developed for youth organizations, outlines best practices that can be applied to any organization. REQUEST FREE GUIDE.

Making your workplace more LGBTQ+ friendly

Helps you create a more LGBTQ+ friendly workplace and outlines general best practices for policies and procedures. REQUEST FREE GUIDE.

LGBTQ+ Inclusive Curriculum

Curriculum for grades K-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12 developed by OUT Maine. REQUEST FREE CURRICULUM.

GSTA Guidebook

Start a GSTA (Gay Straight Trans Alliance) in your school! REQUEST FREE GUIDE.

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