Education

Using Inclusive Language: Being an LGBT Positive Educator

Track: Other

Session Number: 1047
Date: Fri, Apr 12th, 2019
Time: 2:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Description:

Words can have a big impact on making our participants feel comfortable in the class environment. This session will review some common gender, sexuality and relationship styles and terms to assist educators in being more LGBT positive in their classes. Learn simple ways to make small language adjustments and open up your market to a large percentage of the population who identify differently than you may have thought!
Session Type: 15-minute Lamaze Speaks

Learning Objective(s): 1: Understand common terms and labels relating to variations in gender, sexuality and family structure
2: Describe the social context of LGBTQ parenting and some of the challenges present for these families
3: Gain five strategies to be inclusive of LGBTQ families in childbirth education classes
Session Type: 15-minute Lamaze Speaks

Learning Objective(s): 1: Understand common terms and labels relating to variations in gender, sexuality and family structure
2: Describe the social context of LGBTQ parenting and some of the challenges present for these families
3: Gain five strategies to be inclusive of LGBTQ families in childbirth education classes

Presenters

Primary Presenter
Stefanie Antunes, CD(DONA), PCD(DONA), LCCE, FACCE
LCCE, CD(DONA), PCD(DONA)
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