LGBTQ Safe Spaces
The CAMHD Safe Spaces Committee (SSC) is a council of CAMHD staff and community members whose mission is to create and maintain an LGBTQ+ affirming system of mental health care for youth, that advances inclusive practice, urges accepting attitudes, operationalizes diversity, and provides education to the larger community. The SSC is dedicated to examining and improving policies and practices of the CAMHD, its contracted providers, and the broader system of care to promote best and promising practices related to mental health treatment of LGBTQ+ youth and their families.
Hawai’i International Summit on Preventing, Assessing, and Treating Trauma – IVAT
Thursday, March 31, 2022 | 8:30 AM
Robin Lee and Kimberly Allen present on “Creating Safe Spaces for Sexual and Gender Minority Youth,” during which they will debut “Let Her Play,” followed by a discussion of the important role that sports play in the lives of some transgender youth.
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LGBTQ+ and Ally Hangout
For teenagers 13+ who are a part of the LGBTQ+ community, an ally, or looking for a safe place to socialize and join a community. Monthly Zoom – First and third Wednesday 4:00 to 5:00 pm.
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All programs are for cis, trans girls, gender-expansive, and non-binary people who are comfortable in a space that centers on the experiences of girls/women. Age 12-19.
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Safe Spaces Committee members, Kimberly Allen and Robin Lee and Youth Peer Partners Tiffany Darragh and Billie-Ann Bruce will present a training on the basics of working with LGBTQ youth. They will cover relevant terms, the LGBTQ-specific impacts of prejudice, discrimination, and oppression on mental health, and how to make a safe space for LGBTQ youth.
Last reviewed on March 29, 2022