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. These sessions are currently on hold due to the pandemic but will return as soon as it is safe to do so.

Workplace Training

We will also provide training and consultations for your workplace. Request a training by clicking below.

Making your workplace more LGBTQ+ friendly can help you create a more LGBTQ+ friendly workplace and outlines general best practices for policies and procedures.

Best practices for LGBTQ+ inclusive youth programming, developed for youth organizations, outlines best practices that can be applied to any organization.

VIRTUAL TRAINING

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

REGIONAL WORKSHOPS

Available regionally throughout Maine with open enrollment. Regional training is currently on hold due to the pandemic. Please sign up for training notifications and we will email you when the next training is scheduled.

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

(3 contact hours)

    • 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

(7 contact hours)
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.

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