LGBT+ Aging Coalition of Ventura County Business training is an educational program designed for staff of business and service organizations, and all other community-based businesses who serve older adults. This training helps organizations heighten their awareness of LGBT+ Aging issues, and ensures they are providing a welcoming, safe, and inclusive space for LGBT+ older adults and their families.

Training Objectives

1. Define the identities that make up the LGBT+ acronym
2. Differentiate between sexual orientation and gender
3. Identify self-identification practices via pronoun education
4. Discuss the history and stigma against LGBT+ people
5. Understand how to create an inclusive intake process

Trainings are able to be customized to your organization/business and are currently scheduled virtually via Zoom or in person.

Below are video previews of the trainings that are currently available. You may click on the video(s) of your choice to view the training preview.

» LGBT + Aging Coalition Training – The History
» LGBT + Aging Coalition Training – A Friendly Environment
» LGBT + Aging Coalition Training – Acronyms & Communities
» LGBT + Aging Coalition Training – Pronouns
» LGBT + Aging Coalition Training – Intake Process
» LGBT + Aging Coalition Training – Sexual Identity & Gender Identities

For more information, or to schedule a training, please contact Martha Shapiro at mshapiro@seniorconcerns.org or (805) 497-0189.