Suicide Prevention: Intersectionality of the LGBTQ+ Community Network
Starting 1/25/2023 at 1:00 PM and ending on 1/25/2023 at 3:00 PM
Event Groups:
• ESC of Western Reserve - Lake County ESC Events
• ESC of Western Reserve - Professional Development
• ESC of Western Reserve - Professional Learning Communities
• ESC of Western Reserve - STEM
• ESC of Western Reserve - Principals
• ESC of Western Reserve - Curriculum Directors
• ESC of Western Reserve - Superintendents
• ESC of Western Reserve - Gifted

These trainings are offered for teachers, any and all school staff, school counselors, social workers, and administrators in order to provide basic education and information about LGBTQ+ youth. 

Topic: Creating a Culture of Belonging: Developing an LGBTQ Welcoming Classroom 

This session will give you a better understanding of how to create an inclusive and accepting classroom for LGBTQ students.


  • Understand how inclusive and accepting classroom environments lower bullying rates for LGBTQ students

  • Recognize the influence of school environments and recognize risk factors and how they impact LGBTQ youth

    • Examples of Risk Factors

      • Bullying

      • Suicide

      • Self Harm

      • Social Isolation

      • Lack of Education as a result of the aforementioned

  • Identifying the protective factors for positive school environments

    • Examples of Protective Factors

      • Inclusion

      • Belonging

      • Support System of Staff and Peers that would minimize risk factors

When & Where:   1/25/2023 1:00 PM-3:00 PM; Auburn TLC rooms 100, 122

Facilitators: Betty Jacobs, LGBTQ+Allies Lake County

ESC of the Western Reserve, Room 100
Online Registration Available:  
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