Distance counselling for LGBTI Australians has a long and proud history, of which QLife Australia marks a bold new era. This presentation highlights the nature of distance counselling in Australia, where it has come from and where it is heading.
Knowledge Hub resource type: Webinar
This webinar reviews the existing research into non-fatal suicidal behaviours among LGBTI populations in Australia and presents the findings on recent studies into fatal suicidal behaviours in LGBTI people in the Australian context. It also examines risk and protective factors and the implications for preventative initiatives.
In the cisgenderism framework, the term cisgenderism describes the system of ideas and practices that delegitimise people’s own designations of their genders and bodies. This session explores cisgenderism in counselling practice and family therapy.
Using a combination of research, online resources and anecdotal evidence (primarily collated via non-refereed articles and blogs, discussions with peers and personal experience), this webinar will cover people who have the capacity to experience attraction to more than one gender.
Atari Metcalf, Mental Health Promotion in LGBTI People – A Guide for Action
Liam Leonard, Queer and blue: Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) sensitivity training for the mental health sector
Dani Wright, Peer Support as a means of mental health promotion in LGBTI communities.
Ruth McNair: Lesbian mental health – the opportunities and the challenges.
Terence Humphreys, Opportunities and challenges in addressing the determinants that affect the mental health of LGBTI young people.