HiD 2018

Remaining Human: An exploration of spacial modifications that enable us to work alongside vicarious trauma

Description What does it mean to be human? What does it mean to be a ‰’professional‰’? In an attempt to be more efficient, meet quotas, manage large case loads and sustain work/life pressures, perhaps we unknowingly leave some of our human-ness behind. This workshop explores how to remain human, in spite of vicarious trauma and… Continue reading Remaining Human: An exploration of spacial modifications that enable us to work alongside vicarious trauma »

Transgender Health and Gender Diversity- educating, supporting and connecting clinicians

Description In 2016 the Hunter New England (HNE) HealthPathways team collaborated with the HNE Local Health District (LHD) and the Hunter Centre for Sex and Gender Diversity (HCSGD) to develop an evidence based transgender healthcare pathway that described local assessment, management and referral options for clinicians. The Transgender Health and Gender Diversity HealthPathway was developed… Continue reading Transgender Health and Gender Diversity- educating, supporting and connecting clinicians »

Tumblr learning: LGBTIQ+ young people‰’s negotiations of identity and wellbeing

Description As a social media platform, Tumblr is an important source of information and support for LGBTIQ+ young people regarding sexuality and gender diversities, as found in our Scrolling Beyond Binaries study (https://scrollingbeyondbinaries.com). Tumblr is used in diverse ways – for connection to communities (e.g. queer; fan-based), self-discovery, activism, entertainment, and a mix of these… Continue reading Tumblr learning: LGBTIQ+ young people‰’s negotiations of identity and wellbeing »

How do you stay strong when listening to homophobia and transphobia is your job?

Description During the recent marriage equality debate a lot of the self-care advice given to LGBTI community members was about getting off social media and taking a break from the negative comments, but for people who work in the community this isn’t always possible. There are many of us whose job involves encouraging people to… Continue reading How do you stay strong when listening to homophobia and transphobia is your job? »

Planning for LGBTI Inclusion – Diversity Planning & Practice in Victoria

Description This presentation will outline the achievements of Victorian Sector Support and Development roles (in particular, Victorian Diversity Advisors and LGBTI sector support roles) toward the development of LGBTI awareness and inclusive practice initiatives within the Victorian Community Home Support Programme sector. In Victoria, since 2012, Diversity Planning has been a requirement for funded aged… Continue reading Planning for LGBTI Inclusion – Diversity Planning & Practice in Victoria »