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Level 0

Saturday09:30 – 15:30
11 Mar 2023 (1 Day)
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LGBT+ Introduction, CPD Workshop

This CPD workshop is designed for people aged over 19 years and offers an introduction to LGBT+ within the sector of counselling. The course offers a safe space to explore LGBT+ issues.

LGBT+ people are more likely to be affected by mental health problems including anxiety, depression, suicidal feelings and substance misuse. The higher prevalence of mental health issues within the LGBT+ community is due to a range of factors including discrimination, homophobia/biphobia/transphobia and isolation. Counselling gives individuals a safe and non-judgemental space where they can talk openly and develop strategies for dealing with any difficulties they may face.

This workshop will help enhance your career and counselling practice and is designed for those working in counselling or wanting to gain a greater understanding of LGBT+ within counselling.

Subjects covered

  • An understanding of what LGBT+ stands for
  • History of LGBT+
  • Expelling existing myths
  • Exploring ways of using triads as a counsellor in this area

Assessment method

There are no formal assessments, however we work through practical sessions to ensure understanding.

Progression opportunities

After completion of this course, you could choose to attend another of our CPD workshops.

Additional support

Preparing learners for the future is an integral part of everything we do at Weston College. Whether you want to bolster your employment prospects, upskill or change careers, our friendly careers staff are committed to helping students get on the right career path.

As an adult learner at Weston College, you will have access to our specialist, highly qualified careers advisors who are on hand to assist you with making those important decisions about careers and course choices. Whether you need support with developing your employability skills, or you are investigating your future options, we’ll be there to help you through the process.

You can also use our free-to-access Career Coach programme to provide yourself with a detailed careers assessment, which you can then talk through with one of our advisors, as well as the assessment directing you to certain courses that will help you on your career journey. As a Microsoft College all students and apprentices are given FREE access to LinkedIn Learning – an online educational platform that helps individuals discover and develop business, technology-related, and creatives skills through expert-led course videos.


Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements but this course is designed for those that hold a minimum of a level 2 counselling skills qualification or are working towards completing one.

Financial Information

Most people qualify for FREE tuition and material fees due to discounts we offer. Click on the icon(s) below to find out what you’ll need to pay.

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