25% of Employees
1 Hour of LGBT Aging Training (in-person, live-webinar, or on-demand)
SAGECare LGBT training courses are designed to be suitable for all levels of employees. 1 hour trainings can be delivered in-person, via live webinar, or through a digital training platform. 4 hour trainings for Executive/Administrative staff are facilitated in-person* by a SAGECare Certified Trainer.
These trainings provide an overview of the needs, concerns and unique history of LGBT older adults, as well as meaningful steps that staff can take to immediately improve the quality of support and services they provide. Staff are required to complete one hour of training annually:
Participants who have already completed an introductory training have the option to take advanced trainings in specialized topics such as:
These trainings will help executives, administrators and leadership understand the cultures, needs, and concerns of the LGBT older adults, and become more engaged with the experiences of LGBT staff members.
SAGECare’s interactive, intense four-hour in-person training, provided by one our expert trainers, will deliver impactful information on the culture, needs, and concerns of LGBT older adults. Help the management team understand why LGBT older adults are less likely to access health and social services, and provide best practices and procedures for helping LGBT older adults to feel more included in aging network organizations. Plus, your SAGECare expert trainer, will connect you to important resources that will help you with any changes you decide to implement.
SAGECare’s dynamic and informative virtual training will orient you to the needs and experiences of LGBT older adults in order to provide the best services possible to this population. The course takes place in two parts – the first is an interactive self-paced online course that takes approximately 75-90 minutes to complete. The course covers key terms and language, best practices and real-life scenarios, and the experiences of LGBT older adults, placing them in a historical context that will allow you to understand more about your clients.
After completing the online content, your team will join a SAGECare trainer for a 90-minute live-webinar, allowing you and your team members to activate your learning by exploring best practices that you can implement in your day-to-day work. Your SAGECare expert trainer will also connect you to important resources that will help you with any changes you decide to implement.
* When your organization has fewer than 8 executives, administrators and leadership, the management training requirement can be fulfilled by only completing the 75-90 minute online self-study training. For more information, please contact us.
* Executive, administrator and leadership training is to be completed every three years.
SAGE is committed to making our materials accessible to all individuals and maintaining open dialogue through the accommodation process. Reasonable accommodations for accessibility can be made upon request, please email (firstname.lastname@example.org) with your request. We request at least two weeks’ notice to assure that the accommodation meets your needs.