Knowledge Hub resource type: Webinar

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MindOUT Webinar: Supporting Mental Wellbeing of LGBTI People During Contentious Public Debate

Recently, the lives of LGBTI people have been examined in the Australian media as rarely before, which can border on vilification. This commentary landscape has been primarily focussed on issues of school bullying, marriage equality, transgender people’s access to public bathrooms, parliamentary apologies for past legal wrongs, and how government policy can affect the lived experience of… Continue reading MindOUT Webinar: Supporting Mental Wellbeing of LGBTI People During Contentious Public Debate »

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MindOUT Webinar: Working with LGBTI people and communities in Rural, Regional and Remote Locations

Description Remote Northern Territory communities are the last place you might think a transgender person would be able to successfully advocate for LGBTI inclusion. Though for many LGBTI people living in rural, regional and remote areas without this voice they would have no access to support services of any kind.  This webinar will explore the… Continue reading MindOUT Webinar: Working with LGBTI people and communities in Rural, Regional and Remote Locations »

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MindOUT Webinar: Navigating Gay Adulthood with a Disability in a Modern World

Description Adulthood is complex for many people, but when you incorporate disability and sexuality into the equation, it can become even more complicated.   There are a lot of assumptions made about people with disabilities: that people with a physical disability have an intellectual disability, and that people with an intellectual disability are stupid, but… Continue reading MindOUT Webinar: Navigating Gay Adulthood with a Disability in a Modern World »

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MindOUT Webinar: Transgender People and Mental Health

Cisgenderism – the ideology that delegitimises people’s own understandings of their bodies and genders (Ansara & Hegarty, 2012) – significantly impacts upon transgender people’s mental health. Evidence for this appears in research which has found that experiences of discrimination fully mediate self-reported mental health concerns. Conversely, recent research has suggested that when transgender people are supported and… Continue reading MindOUT Webinar: Transgender People and Mental Health »

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MindOUT Webinar: Brief Introduction to LGBTI Mental Health

This webinar will give a brief introduction to LGBTI people and communities in the context of mental health. All Australians have the right to non-judgemental, culturally appropriate mental health care, however Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) people are overrepresented in mental health statistics of anxiety, depression as well as having increased risk of… Continue reading MindOUT Webinar: Brief Introduction to LGBTI Mental Health »

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MindOUT Webinar: Including LGBTI People in Suicide Intervention Skills Training

Description: This webinar aims to give insight into approaches taken to make LivingWorks suicide intervention skills trainings inclusive for LGBTI people and communities. Specifically the webinar will outline processes and the presenter experiences in the delivery of suicide prevention initiatives for LGBTI people in WA. This webinar will have a focus on ASIST with tips… Continue reading MindOUT Webinar: Including LGBTI People in Suicide Intervention Skills Training »

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MindOUT Webinar: Sexuality, Gender, Spirituality and Mental Health

Description: An overview of the importance of spirituality when addressing the mental health concerns of the LGBTI community. Matt will look at some different ways of understanding spirituality, the difference between spirituality and religion, the impact of spiritual abuse on the LGBTI community, and how to incorporate spirituality into the helping professions. Presenter Bio Matt… Continue reading MindOUT Webinar: Sexuality, Gender, Spirituality and Mental Health »

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MindOUT Webinar: Conversations Matter when Discussing Suicide in LGBTI Communities

Description: Suicide is an important but challenging topic to discuss. Knowing how to talk about suicide in communities safely and appropriately is a key to suicide prevention. Conversations Matter is a suite of online resources developed to support these discussions. The resources are the first of their kind internationally and have been developed with the… Continue reading MindOUT Webinar: Conversations Matter when Discussing Suicide in LGBTI Communities »

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Webinar: Down the Rascal Hole

Description: What happens if we step away from language like the ‘complex needs client’ and work with an archetype such as the Rascal; the mischievous trouble maker, and see ‘trouble’ as the bother to want to connect. Over the last several years, Twenty10’s collective responses and modes of support have changed to meet this bother… Continue reading Webinar: Down the Rascal Hole »

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Webinar: Suicide Prevention with LGBT Young Folk: A National Project Approach

Description: From January 2015 MindOUT! implemented a national project to resource and support youth organisations that hold specialist skills in offering support to the full diversity of human bodies, genders, sexualities, and identities to work collaboratively to raise awareness of the essential, life-supporting care they provide to young people that is often unfunded and volunteer… Continue reading Webinar: Suicide Prevention with LGBT Young Folk: A National Project Approach »

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MindOUT! Webinar: Lighting Fires in Allied Hearts: LGBTI Affirmative Practice

In 2008 Relationships Australia Qld launched its Rainbow Program with the aim of addressing the mental health needs of LGBTI populations.  In an organisation where most practitioners are not LGBTI, thoughtful recruitment and induction process of Rainbow Reps was crucial.  Informed by the central tenets of LGBTI Affirmative Practice and twenty years of experience in group… Continue reading MindOUT! Webinar: Lighting Fires in Allied Hearts: LGBTI Affirmative Practice »