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Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity in Children and Youth (symposium)

Wanneer:di 21-11-2017 09:30 - 15:30
Waar:Van Swinderen Huys

Symposium to mark Universal Children's Day at the Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences

The Foster Care Research Centre Groningen is pleased to commemorate Universal Children's Day this year with an event on the 21st of November on the topic of Sexual Orientation and Gender
Diversity in Children and Youth.

Organized by researchers from Audre project and professionals from Cornerstones Jeugdzorg,the symposium will gather students, researchers, practitioners and policy makers to discuss the experiences and needs of LGBTQ identified (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer) children and youth. The symposium will also provide a space for exchanging information on issues LGBTQ- identified youth and their educators and care providers face, including high-risk behavior, physical and emotional wellbeing, social support, and gender expression. The symposium is supported by Sustainable Society.

Symposium keynote presenters include Jan Bridget (GALYIC,UK), and Hanneke Felten (Movisie).

Entrance:        Free. Limited seats. Register by sending an email to:

For whom:        Students from Pedagogical and Educational Sciences, Psychology and Sociology, researchers, practitioners working in youth care and educational settings

Language:        English