Understanding LGBTQ+ young people's experiences of social care

Understanding LGBTQ+ young people's experiences of social care

Delivered online using Teams


12:00 - 14:00 Wednesday, 24 April 2024

The LGBTQ+ Young People in Social Care (LYPSA) project sought to understand and improve the social care experiences LGBTQ+ young people in England. In this webinar, Dr Jason Schaub and a LYPSA young advisor share their findings from the project, with key messages for social care.

This event is open to social care practitioners from children, young people and adults services. It is the first in a series of workshops focused on support for LGBTQ+ people who draw upon social care services.

Audience Types


Senior practitioners

Social workers

Team leaders

Workforce development teams

Principal Social Worker (PSW)

Professional Standards

PQS:KSS - Relationships and effective direct work | Organisational context | Developing excellent practitioners | Confident analysis and decision-making | Purposeful and effective social work | Developing excellent practitioners | Creating a context for excellent practice | Person-centred practice | Direct work with individuals and families | Professional ethics and leadership | Values and ethics | Developing confident and capable social workers | Assuring good social work practice and development

CQC - Caring | Responsive | Safe

PCF - Values and ethics | Diversity and equality | Rights, justice and economic wellbeing | Knowledge | Professionalism

RCOT - Understanding relationship | Service users | Collaborative | Identify needs