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LBGT+ Competency in Maternity – A workshop for birth workers

Date
10th June 2021
Time
10:00 - 12:00
Location
Virtual Event – Microsoft Teams
Entry Fees
Free

Outline: Facilitated by AJ Silver. A queer birth and postnatal Doula, Breastfeeding counsellor, baby wearing consultant, author, speaker and LGBT+ activist.

Objectives for the event:

  • Learn the basics of language, stats and statistics, terminology and LGBT+ History
  • Hear real life case studies of LGBT+ families in the UK
  • Understand your place and purpose as an ally to LGBT+ Parents (value of personalisation and choice for every service user)
  • An open and safe space for you to ask your questions

Audience: Neonatal, Maternity, MVP and Perinatal Mental Health staff in the East of England Region.

Please note: The workshop can only accommodate a maximum of 7 professionals per LMNS. If places are over subscribed you will be contacted, and priority will be given on a first come, first serve basis. ONLY Open to the East of England due to limited places. 

If you have any queries please contact Jayne Cole, Events Coordinator, East of England LGA, email; jayne.cole@eelga.gov.uk 

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