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Pride not prejudice

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"A presentation exploring the application of counselling skills with young people who identify as LGB, from a youth work perspective"

A redo of a presentation I worked on for my degree... wish I'd had this instead of the powerpoint themed cack!

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Pride not prejudice

  1. 1. PRIDENOTPREJUDICE<br />
  2. 2. WHAT’S IN A<br />LABEL?<br />
  3. 3. WELL, WHEN YOU GET<br />IT WRONG…<br />
  4. 4. …IT CAN CAUSE<br />OFFENSE…<br />
  5. 5. …WHEREAS GETTING IT RIGHT<br />DISPLAYSUNDERSTANDING<br />AND RESPECT<br />
  6. 6. LET’S THINK ABOUT<br />LGB HISTORY<br />
  7. 7. IT’S NOT A NEW CRAZE..<br />..IT’S OLD<br />
  8. 8. NOOO, I MEAN<br />REALLY OLD…<br />
  9. 9. LGB HISTORY IS… <br />12000 BCE OLD<br />
  10. 10. LET’S THINK ABOUT<br />STATISTICS<br />
  11. 11. If you’re one in ten <br />in the U.K…<br />
  12. 12. … there are 600,000<br />just like you<br />
  13. 13. 7Xs<br />
  14. 14. 73%<br />
  15. 15. 48%<br />
  16. 16. LET’S THINK ABOUT<br />CULTURE<br />
  17. 17. There are 2.5 million <br />openly gay men in India<br />
  18. 18. Sexuality <br />is a <br />taboo <br />subject<br />and not <br />openly<br />discussed <br />
  19. 19. However, arguments <br />suggest that <br />homosexuality <br />was both prevalent <br />and accepted in the <br />ancient Hindu society. <br />
  20. 20. SPORTS<br />
  21. 21. There isn’t one modern day male <br />footballer who has “come out” as gay. <br />
  22. 22. ‘butch’, ‘hairy’ and ‘manly’<br />
  23. 23. MEET ALI<br />
  24. 24. LET’S THINK ABOUT<br />HOMOPHOBIA<br />
  25. 25. HOMOPHOBIA<br />Prejudice against (fear or dislike of) <br />homosexual people and homosexuality.<br />
  26. 26. WHY FEAR?<br />
  27. 27. ‘bias shown by <br />a society or community <br />where cultural institutions and <br />individuals are conditioned to expect <br />everyone to live and behave as heterosexuals’<br />HETEROSEXISM<br />
  28. 28. INTERNALISED HOMOPHOBIA <br />CAN LEAD TO…<br />
  29. 29. ...LOW SELF-ESTEEM AND<br />FEELINGS OF SELF-HATRED<br />
  30. 30. IT IS LIKELY TO HAVE SERIOUS ADVERSE EFFECTS ON MENTAL HEALTH<br />
  31. 31. HOMOPHOBIC BULLYING<br />is the 2nd most frequent form of bullying<br />
  32. 32. MEET SARAH<br />
  33. 33. LET’S THINK ABOUT<br />GROUP WORK<br />
  34. 34. ARE WORKERS CONGRUENT<br />WITHIN THE RELATIONSHIP?<br />
  35. 35. DO YOUTH WORKERS OFFER<br />UNCONDITIONAL POSITVE REGARD<br />
  36. 36. DO YOUTH WORKERS HAVE AN<br />EMPATHIC UNDERSTANDING<br />
  37. 37. SKILLS FROM THE <br />PERSONCENTREDAPPROACH<br />
  38. 38. ACTIVE LISTENING<br />NON DIRECTIVE<br />
  39. 39. EMPATHY<br />NON JUDGEMENTAL<br />
  40. 40. LGB SPECIFIC GROUPS ?<br />WHAT ABOUT<br />
  41. 41. LET’S THINK ABOUT<br />COMING OUT<br />
  42. 42. ‘...involves a complexprocess of intra- and interpersonal transformations, often beginning in adolescence which lead to, accompany and follow events associated with acknowledgement of one’s sexual orientation’<br />Hanley-Hackenbruck (1989)<br />COMING OUT<br />
  43. 43. ISSUES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE WHEN<br />CONSIDERING ‘COMING OUT’<br />
  44. 44. JUST LIKE A FINGERPRINT<br />EVERY COMING OUT PROCESS IS<br />UNIQUE<br />
  45. 45. FROM A <br />YOUTH WORK PERSPECTIVE...<br />
  46. 46. EMPOWERMENT<br />
  47. 47. EQUALITY OF OPPORTUNITY<br />
  48. 48. MEET ALEX<br />
  49. 49. LET’S THINK ABOUT…<br />
  50. 50. CULTURE<br />
  51. 51. HOMOPHOBIA<br />
  52. 52. GROUP WORK<br />
  53. 53. COMING OUT<br />
  54. 54. LET’S THINK ABOUT<br />A BETTER<br />FUTURE<br />
  55. 55. Presentationby: Rob Elkins, Marion Harley, Amber Smith & Ed Taylor<br />Picturesfrom searches on Flickr and Google<br /> Stylistically inspired by <br />http://www.slideshare.net/jbrenman/shift-happens-33834<br />http://www.slideshare.net/chereemoore/meet-henry<br />PRIDENOTPREJUDICE<br />

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