Workshops

The following workshops will be available at Gender Expansive Career and Wellness Day 2022. 

OUT of Love: Workshop for Parents and Partners of Gender Diverse People

Jen Evans (she/her), Greenleaf  

2:00pm-3:00pm, Classroom 1

Parents and partners of gender diverse people face specific challenges when it comes to trying to care for and support their loved ones. Jennifer Evans, MA and Jody Davis, RN, LISW-S (both She/Her) will talk about their experiences helping people in their online group OUT of Love.

An Overview of the Rainbow Clinic: An LGBTQIA2+ Free Clinic in Columbus

Gabe Lee (he/they), Rainbow Clinic 

2:00pm-3:00pm, Classroom 2

This presentation will discuss how the Rainbow clinic was founded and the steps that were necessary to develop it successfully. It will touch on the health disparities that the LGBTQIA2+ community faces and how the Rainbow Clinic differs to meet unique community needs. Included in the presentation will be an overview of services offered by the clinic and information about registering for services.

Resume and Cover Letter Writing

Deborah Plummer (she/her), Columbus Metropolitan Library 

3:00pm-4:00pm, Classroom 1

This workshop is designed to help attendees learn the importance of resumes and cover letters in the job search process. Learn how to design professional documents to highlight your skills and connect with new employers.

Navigating Name and Gender Marker Changes in Ohio

Kimberly Griffiths (she/her), OCTOPUS, LLC 

3:00pm-4:00pm, Classroom 2

This workshop is designed to provide basic information to assist those Ohio residents who wish to legally change their name and/or wish to correct information on their Ohio and federal legal documents. It will include current issues and assistance or information for those with an Ohio birth certificate who wish to correct their gender marker on that document.

Open Gender Diverse Discussion Group

Jody Davis, RN, LISW-S (she/her)

4:00pm-5:00pm, Classroom 2

Jody is a transgender female who counsels gender diverse people. Come to this group to meet others, know that you are not alone, and that you are Loved and Worthy.