James provides customized LGBTQ & social justice education & assistance to K-12 schools, higher education institutions, healthcare providers, non-profit organizations, government agencies, & more. These services are designed to build capacity, enhance quality of services, & bolster knowledge & skills.
James holds certifications from GLSEN‘s National Professional Development Trainers Program; suicide prevention programs including Trevor Project, SafeTALK, ASIST, & Youth & Adult Mental Health First Aid; among others.
James’ approach is trauma-informed & anti-racist; incorporating harm-reduction, person-centered language, & they strive to be accessible to multiple learning styles.
TOPICS RANGE FROM:
- LGBTQIA+ & Trans 101s / 201s / etc.
- Policy & Legislative Work
- Social Justice Issues (race, class, disAbility, etc.)
- Enhancing Your Curriculum
- Inclusive Sexual Health
- Positive Youth Development
- Community Organizing & Advocacy Tactics
- Family / Youth Advocacy
- And much more…
Accommodations can be made based on the audience size & makeup, location, & individual need. The length of service might be a one time presentation to ongoing consultant work. Needs assessments & other specialized projects can also be done.
TRAINING & EDUCATION SERVICES
Trainings – For K-12 schools, higher education institutions, non-profit organizations, businesses, healthcare facilities, government agencies, & others.
Community Presentations / Workshops – For faith groups, community groups, & families / friends of LGBTQ individuals.
Panelist, Moderator, or Keynote Speaker – For community events, conferences, symposiums, workplaces, & educational institutions.
Guest Speaker – For college courses, youth groups, community groups, & K-12 classes / assemblies / clubs.
CONSULTING & TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE
Individual Support & Mentorship – For families & individuals looking for an empowering, non-therapeutic space to ask questions & receive support.
Policy or Document Review & Development – Whether you need an expert eye for a quick edit or assistance developing a new policy or document.
Environmental Assessment – Learn how to create more affirming, inclusive spaces for LGBTQ individuals.
Program Development Support– Looking to start a new project? Want to strengthen an existing program? Utilize an LGBTQ expert to put the pep in your program.
Sounding Board – Need a second pair of eyes? Utilize video, phone, email, &/or an in-person meeting for this support.
Resource Collection – Create that perfect resource list.