LGBTIQA+ Foundations of inclusive practice (online)

This is an introductory level workshop for those working  in the domestic, family and sexual violence, and women’s community health sectors.


About the workshop

Foundational knowledge about sex, gender and sexuality is important for culturally-appropriate service provision in the family, domestic and sexual violence sector with LGBTIQA+ people and communities.  Through understanding the everyday lived experiences of LGBTIQA+ people, professionals can build meaningful engagements and better support clients, create an inclusive environment, and reduce barriers to accessing their services.

This 3-hour workshop provides key information around LGBTIQA+ people and communities, including frameworks for understanding sex, gender and sexuality.  It also provides information about inclusive language and practice, experiences of discrimination, and resources and referrals. Participants will be able to reflect on their own and their organisations ways of working, to create a safe, supportive and inclusive environment for LGBTIQA+ people.

You can ask that! This workshop will provide you with a safe and supportive space to ask any questions you have.

Learning Objectives:

On completion of the workshop, participants will be able to:

Better understand LGBTIQA+ people and communities

Understand the language relating to the LGBTIQA+ community

Recognise frameworks for understanding sex, gender, and sexuality

Analyse their current ways of working in their personal work practice and their organisation, to better facilitate inclusion for LGBTIQA+ people

Create a safe, supportive and inclusive environment in their organisation for LGBTIQA+ people

Identify various LGBTIQA+ groups they can connect with to increase access to supports

Who should attend?

This workshop is suitable for practitioners and professionals working in the domestic, family or sexual violence sector and the women’s community health sector.


$33 (incl. GST)


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About the facilitators

Connection And Wellbeing Australia (CAWA) is a Social Enterprise whose focus is on providing training and support for organisations, community groups and individuals, to work towards our vision of a mentally healthy, inclusive and suicide safer community. This workshop will be delivered by Bella Broadway (she/her).

Bella Broadway

Bella has worked in a number of sectors including mental health, education, supported accommodation and others, and across government, not for profit and corporate spaces. Bella is passionate about creating safe spaces to talk about hard issues and sees these as the key to making sure that all people seeking help receive safe, informed and best practice support.



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