LGBTQ+ Inclusive Practice for AOD Services Webinar

Regular price $3,300.00
LGBTQ+ Inclusive Practice for AOD Services Webinar

Expand your accessibility to clients by providing a safe, and inclusive space that promotes and delivers exceptional person-centered care. 

Starts with a review of LGBTQ+ Introduction and has the added benefit of supporting teams to apply inclusive practice principles to their own workplace. LGBTQ+ Inclusive Practice for AOD Services is a webinar for health and community workers supporting clients with alcohol and/or other drugs (AOD) use looking to strengthen their understanding of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) people and communities.

Participants will learn to deliver more inclusive, informed, and appropriate care. This 7-hour webinar will introduce you to the LGBTQ+ acronym, expand your understanding of sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and sex characteristics and reflect upon the unique health and wellbeing issues faced by LGBTQ+ people, particularly those related to AOD.

*The price of the webinar includes access to our LGBTQ+ Introduction eLearning as well as a seat for our Webinar.


    • The LGBTQ+ communities
    • What is the difference between sex characteristics, gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation?
    • Understanding the lived experience of LGBTQ+ people
    • Legislation
    • Understanding the health impacts of social stigma and assumptions
    • AOD prevalence, patterns, and co-morbidities
    • The context of use for LGBTQ+ communities
    • Acceptance versus inclusion
    • Implementing inclusive practice in day to day interactions
    • Useful tips to increase inclusive service provision
    • Experiential activities, scenarios, and case studies

    Learning Outcomes: 

    • Differentiate between gender and sexuality
    • Summarise the mental health and alcohol and or other drug disparities faced by sexuality and gender diverse people
    • Review important events from LGBTQ+ history and the current legislation related to these priority populations
    • Understand the context of alcohol and or other drug use within the sexuality and gender diverse communities.
    • Detect areas for improvement within their role and workplace
    • Develop strategies and implement actions to increase access and satisfaction of service for people with diverse sexuality and gender


      1. You complete LGBTQ+ Introduction eLearning. (~1 hour) 
      2. You attend 2 webinars at the same time of the day, one week away from one another for 3 hours (6 hours in total) or attend one full day webinar


        • Around 7 hours; 1 hour eLearning and 6 hours via webinar 


        • Professionals working in drug and alcohol support

          Requirements for the webinar: 

          • Individual access to computer/laptop with a Chrome web browser
          • Ability to access the ZOOM platform
          • High-speed internet 
          • Familiarity with general computer knowledge
          • Access to headphones/microphone (webcam is optional)
          • Your mobile phone to participate in live activities
          • Please read more about system requirements HERE. You can also join a test webinar to check out your access, HERE.

            Private sessions

            • For up to 30 people 
            • Cost does not include GST. 
            • Volume discount applies for purchasing more than 4 sessions. 


            Invoices can be arranged, please email PrideTraining@acon.org.au for more information.

            Please make sure to read the cancellation/refund policy available below.


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