Region III NORTH Networking Meeting

Date(s) - Mar 14
5:00 pm - 6:45 pm

Family & Children's Aid


That’s SO Gay! Cultivating Safe, Inclusive and Affirming Schools for ALL Students

presented by:  Alberto Cifuentes, Jr., LMSW

Approved for 1.5 CECs by NASW/CT

In this workshop, participants will be introduced to the diverse and effective resources and programs GLSEN offers to youth workers as well as some strategies for becoming a better ally to LGBTQ students.  More specifically, participants will learn about GLSEN and GLSEN Connecticut; discuss homophobia and transphobia as well as anti-LGBTQ bullying/harassment in a safe, nonjudgemental space; and identify specific tools and methods for making schools and organizations safe for ALL students, regardless of sexual orientation and gender identity/expression.

Albert Cifuentes, Jr., LMSW, is a community socail worker focused on LGBTQ rights/equality, HIV prevention, and criminal justice reform. He has been a member of the GLSEN Connecticut Board of Directors for nearly twelve years and currently serves as the chapter’s Co-Chair, coordinating professional development and community outreach activities.

This presentation has been approved for 1.5 CEUs and it qualifies fo rthe Cultural Competence licensure requirement.

No money accepted at the event.  Register below.  $10 for Members; $25 for non Members; no payment for those not seeking CECs.

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If you require accommodations to permit your attendance or participation, please provide a written request along with a completed registration form and conference payment at least 30 days prior to the registration deadline for the workshop or conference.  Requests received after this deadline may not be able to be processed or fulfilled in time for the activity.