Leading the Way: Working with LGBT Athletes and Coaches Webinar
Event Date: Oct. 24, 2016
CAAWS Webinars: Leading the Way – Working with LGBT Athletes and Coaches
Join Jennifer Birch-Jones and Guylaine Demers for an informative webinar on working with LGBT athletes and coaches.
These webinars will profile CAAWS’ resource developed for coaches and sport administrators to learn best practices and tips to make sport more welcoming to LGBT athletes and coaches (Leading the Way). During the session, key topics from the resource will be highlighted, including taking stock in your organization, how to use inclusive language and address disrespectful language, dealing with an LGBT athlete or coach coming out to you, addressing locker room concerns, and more. The webinar will end with time for participant questions and discussion.
The English version will take place on October 24th, 2016 at 12:00pm – 1:30pm EST, led by Jennifer Birch-Jones, CAAWS Addressing Homophobia in Sport Project Lead and resource author.
The French version will take place on November 7th, 2016 at 12:00pm – 1:30pm EST, led by Guylaine Demers, professor at Laval University and President of Égale Action.
The Leading the Way resource can be downloaded for free at: http://www.caaws-homophobiainsport.ca/e/resources_caaws/index.cfm