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Young people have a lot to think about growing up.

Exploring their sexual orientation or gender identity should be a positive experience for all young people, including lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans young people.

It isn’t always easy to know how best to support a young person as they begin to think about who they are nor obvious how to make sure they have everything they need to develop and flourish at school

This one-day training course will raise awareness of the sexual health issues experienced by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender young people (LGBTQ) enabling participants to develop and enhance best practice in relation to their service delivery for these individuals.


  • Greater understanding / awareness of attitudes, stereotypes, judgements and assumptions around LGBT, young people and sexuality

  • Increased knowledge of terminology around LGBT, young people and sexuality

  • Greater understanding of how to support young people with disclosure and the process of coming out.

  • Understand the issues that can affect LGBT young people, including homophobia, transphobia, heterosexism, and how these could influence their choices about sexual behaviour.

  • Increased awareness of the range of support services, practical tools and information LGBT young people may require in relation to sexual health.

  • Have an understanding of policy and legislation pertaining to LGBT people.

  • Practice skills to support working with LGBT young people.


Your facilitator for the day is Charlotte Gordon:

Charlotte Gordon has spent 25 years working with young people of all ages specifically working in substance misuse & sexual health.

Charlotte is a life-coach, focusing on specialist techniques such as, motivational interviewing, cognitive-behavioural therapy and NLP. This had led her to develop a unique process for helping individuals and groups to elicit change.

Charlotte is the founder and director of KIP Education and chairwoman of the Drug Education Practitioners Forum, and is a core member of the Sex Education Forum and the PSHE Association.

Charlotte’s professional career and personal history as a vulnerable young person has allowed her to develop a unique training style that  is informal and effective. She currently delivers training nationwide to various professionals, including substance misuse workers, teachers, social workers, mental health workers, youth workers and youth offending teams, and all professionals working with young people. Charlotte plans and implements workshops on drugs, alcohol, addiction, sexual health, internet safety, bullying, eating disorders , self-harm and self-injury, domestic violence and teen-dating abuse in schools and youth settings. 

“Brilliant trainer, was kept engaged whole time and right levels of opportunity to participate. Trainer had very good knowledge on suject and how we can help young people”


KIP Education CIC is a boutique provider of innovative learning solutions for all organisations large or small. Our customised offerings are focused on reducing the cost of training while maximizing results. KIP Education focuses on building training solutions that engages the learner and promote educational success. KIP Education has been helping clients implement successful training solutions for over 10 years. To arrange a course please contact us. For more information please visit our training course page.

KIP Education can provide training in your area for small or large groups. To arrange a course please contact us. For more information please visit our training course page.


£1350 plus trainer expenses
Maximum 18 participants


Specifically designed and developed to meet a client’s particular needs where a mix of training and consultancy could be offered.

For more information, please contact the KIP Education Training Manager on 07956 300 453

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