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Trainings and Workshops

Project CLEAR staff/therapists and High School Peer Educators have developed a number of trainings and workshops for a wide range of audiences and durations, and we would love to come facilitate and present to your school/organization! 

We can train Gender and Sexuality Alliance (GSA) advisors, counselors, social workers and teachers at Middle Schools and High Schools; youth between the ages of 12-24 at schools, extracurriculars, and youth programs; staff of nonprofits who work with youth; college and university students, staff, and faculty; and religious organizations who have relationships with Queer and Trans youth. The trainings can be led and presented by Project CLEAR Staff/therapists, or by High School Peer Educators with the support of Project CLEAR staff. 

These trainings and workshops are being offered through virtual platforms including Zoom or Google Meet through the end of August 2021. 

Trainings and Workshops being offered for Spring/Summer 2021

To request a training or workshop as a single event or series, please complete this form and we will reach out to you to finish coordination. 

For Adults Who Work With Queer and Trans Youth 

Seeing and Interrupting Queer & Trans Youth Relationship Violence

A 3-hour training or an 8-hour full day with workshop activities and break out workgroups during the process 

Topics include:

  • Language and Terminology when working in Queer and Trans community 
  • Healthy Relationships Foundations: Consent, Boundaries, and Accountability 
  • Modeling and Creating Consent Culture
  • Overview of Types of Violence and How to Recognize Them
  • Intimate Partner Violence, Sexual Violence, Trafficking, Stalking, Harassment
  • How We Care for Ourselves and Others: Mental Health, Risk Management and Trauma Exposure for Professionals Working with Youth
  • Developing A Culture of Consent: Healthy Relationships as a Prevention Tool
  • Interventions, Referrals, and Resources
Supporting Healthy Relationships and Mental Wellbeing with Queer and Trans Youth

A 2-hour workshop

Topics include:

  • Language and Terminology when working in Queer and Trans community 
  • Risk Factors and Mental Health
  • How We Care for Ourselves and Others: Mental Health, Risk Management and Trauma Exposure for Professionals Working with Youth
  • Developing A Culture of Consent: Healthy Relationships as a Prevention Tool
  • Interventions, Referrals, and Resources
Developing a Culture of Consent: Healthy Relationships as a Mental Health Prevention Tool

Can be either 60 minutes or 90 minutes with more activities and reflection built in  

Topics Include:

  • Healthy Relationships Foundations: Consent, Boundaries, and Accountability 
  • Modeling and Creating Consent Culture
  • Applying this to work as Educators/Youth Workers/Social Workers & Counselors 
  • Referrals and Resources 

 

For Queer and Trans and Ally Youth

Middle School, High School and College/University students, youth in extracurricular and community settings, in groups ranging from 5 to 500 people 

Facilitated by High School-Aged Project CLEAR Peer Educators

(2-3 High School aged- youth trained by Project CLEAR to be Violence Prevention Peer Educators, accompanied by 1 staff person)

The Power of Accompaniment - 60 min

The Power of Accompaniment is an interactive workshop taught by high school Peer Educators that explores how to be an ally and how to support others in being allies. In it, the Peer Educators share tools such as the Bystander Intervention and consider the roles of intersectional identities and power dynamics in acts of allyship, through a presentation that includes activities and discussion throughout. 

Consent, Boundaries and Oobleck - 45 min

Consent, Boundaries and Oobleck is an interactive workshop taught by high school Peer Educators, for learning about aspects of healthy relationships including consent and boundaries, using the scientific properties of oobleck to illustrate the learning. There are opportunities for audience participation and discussion throughout. 

Journey to Self Confidence - 45 min 

Journey to Self Confidence is an interactive workshop taught by high school Peer Educators, for learning about how improved self confidence helps us to form healthier relationships and builds protective factors against relationship violence. This workshop uses creative activities and has opportunities for participation and discussion throughout. 

Facilitated by Project CLEAR Staff/Therapists

Healthy Relationships Educational Workshops

Each topic can be a stand-alone presentation of 45-60 minutes; a complete coverage of them all can occur in either 3-hours or an all-day 6-jour workshop with numerous breakout activities; or they can be combined in a variety of ways to customize material per requested lengths of time and themes 

  • Accountability
  • Consent and Boundaries
  • Anti-oppression and Values
  • Expectations and Negotiations
  • Conflict
  • Community Connections