Open Doors Youth Service (ODYS) is a specialist service supporting LGBTIQAP+ Sistergirl and Brotherboy young people across south-east Queensland. Alongside, young people and specialists across education and health, Open Doors Youth Service has developed a series of professional development options.
LGBTIQAP+ Sistergirl and Brotherboy people and communities have several distinct, sometimes overlapping, demographics each with their own histories, experiences, social, education and health needs.
Open Doors Youth Service has developed training to support organisations and individual practitioners provide affirming and culturally safer services for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Intersex, Queer, Asexual, Pansexual, Sistergirl and Brotherboy (LGBTIQAP+ Sistergirl & Brotherboy) young people, communities, and their families (chosen, or otherwise).
To enhance the capacity of organisations and staff working to develop and maintain organisational cultures and individual practices that are safe, supportive, inclusive and affirming for all young people, including those who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex, queer, asexual, pansexual, sistergirl and brotherboy.
Please note – It is recommended to allow a minimum of 2 to 3 hours delivery time. All training will be tailored to the organisational context and need. Topics outside of those listed can be requested.