Providing an Inclusive Practice and Community for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, Queer/Questioning and Asexual (LGBTIQA+) People

Sharon Corvinus-Jones (she/her/he/him) is the Chief Executive Officer of Kentish Regional Clinic Inc. Sharon has been actively involved in LGBTIQA+ training and education since 2008, earning three awards for her contributions to LGBTIQA+ suicide prevention and social inclusion strategies.

In 2017, Sharon developed a training program aimed at educating individuals on providing inclusive practices and creating supportive communities for LGBTIQA+ people. This training undergoes annual reviews to ensure it remains current and effective.

LGBTIQA+ Professional Development

Training Aim

This training aims to provide service providers, interested professionals and community members, who would like to deepen their understanding and confidence in working with and/or supporting LGBTIQA+ people, with LGBTIQA+ specific information and strategies for inclusion.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this training participants will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of inclusive language and the different LGBTIQA+ definitions and pronouns.
  • Recognise that even though there is one acronym for LGBTIQA+, sexual orientation, gender identity and intersex status are different.
  • Recognise the specific challenges and discrimination faced by each of the groups under the LGBTIQA+ banner.
  • Identify how their service or community can become an LGBTIQA+ Ally.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of being an inclusive and welcoming service or community for LGBTIQA+ people.

Target Audience

15 years +


One day: 9.30am – 4.30pm including breaks


For upcoming training and costs please see our Humanitix page.

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