Improving School Personnel Competencies Working With LGBTQ Students

This session is from the NASP 2021 Annual Convention

  • PMD: 5,8
  • Skill Level: Introduction
  • Session 3: Promoting Diversity and Multicultural Competence in School Psychology

Learner Objectives

This session will help participants…

  1. consult with teachers on their competencies with working with LGBTQ students.
  2. become aware of their own competencies with working with LGBTQ students.
  3. advocate for LGBTQ students.


Aiding teachers and schools on working with diverse student populations effectively improves a safe school climate. Learn the skills, knowledge, and attitudes that teachers can have to improve the school climate for LGBTQ+ students.



Bret T. Morrison, University of Nebraska Omaha
Biridiana Miramontes, University of Nebraska Omaha
Lisa Kelly-Vance, PhD, University of Nebraska Omaha


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