Safe Space Train The Trainer Program

The Campus Pride Safe Space Train The Trainer Program is the most comprehensive and effective way of adding a Safe Space to your college or university campus.  This 12-hour Train The Trainer program is ideal for faculty, administrators, staff, or students and will provide a foundation for creating a sustainable Safe Space on your campus.  Participants will develop learning outcomes specific to the campus, learn how to create and conduct interactive Safe Space training workshops, and complete an assessment of campus climate related to support for LGBTQ students.  This two-day program is highly interactive.  Participants will receive model Safe Space training lesson plans, learning activities and a variety of resources from Campus Pride.

Learning Outcomes:

  • The student will identify the essential components of a campus Safe Space Program.
  • The student will understand the content of a Safe Space Training Program.
  • The student will create a learning activity to be used in a Safe Space Training Program.
  • The student will describe effective practices for creating an inclusive campus environment for LGBTQ students.

Safe Space Training For Trainers Schedule:

IMG_2646-1Day One – 8 hours

  • Introduction
  • About The Safe Space Program
  • What Is Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity
  • Current Statistics
  • LGBTQ Terminology
  • Key Moments in LGBTQ History
  • Supporting LGBTQ Students
  • Creating Safe and Inclusive Classrooms and Campuses

Day Two – 4 hours

  • Learning Activities and Assessment
  • LGBTQ Student Panel
  • Action Planning
  • Questions and Evaluation

What Participants Said About The Safe Space Train The Trainer…

“This training helped us ‘reel in’ our safe space curriculum so that is is inclusive without being overwhelming.”
“I really enjoyed the interactive nature of the training and the diversity of modalities used.”
“I liked learning more about LGBT history, hearing about student experiences, and coming up with activities.”