Serving LGBTQ People: The Basics
Presented by Jess Homan, LISW-S
6 CEs- Meets ethics requirements

This training targets clinicians who would like to have a better understanding of the LGBTQ community by learning about language and concepts, assessment skills, and medical and mental health issues specific to the LGBTQ community. This training also aims to take a deeper look at how age, culture, race, and intersectionality impact the LGBTQ population, specifically regarding trauma and suicide.

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Gender Interrupted: An Expansive Look into the Transgender Community
Presented by Jess Homan, LISW-S
6 CEs- Meets ethics requirements

This training explores the complexities of transgender identities, including the ways in which people transition, impacts on interpersonal relationships, coming out, and specific tools to utilize while providing therapy to this population. At the end of this training, participants can expect to gain a deeper understanding of transgender identities and the transition process, to be able to name specific prosthetic items that may be used in affirming gender identity, to gain knowledge regarding specific tools used while providing therapy for the gender expansive community, and to be able to name specific barriers transgender people face on an institutional level.

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Sexual Orientation 201: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Beyond

Presented by Jess Homan, LISW-S

6 CEs- Meets ethics requirements

This training aims to improve the understanding of sexual orientation, specifically regarding application of this knowledge in a clinical setting. We will explore historical context and ways in which this has impacted mental health treatment for LGB+ identities. Specifically, how these identities relate to cultural bias and understanding of how minority stress and intersectionality impacts mental health and treatment. This is a 201 level class for helping professionals seeking to deepen their knowledge beyond introductory concepts.

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All Bodies Are Good Bodies: Addressing Fatphobia in the LGBTQ+ Community

Presented By Luca Mendlein, LISW

2 CEs- Meets ethics requirements

This webinar will provide information about the effects of fatphobia and diet culture on members of the LGBTQ+ community, specifically exploring connections between fatphobia, dysphoria, and eating disorders. The webinar will offer mental health clinicians methods of examining internalized fatphobia and addressing these issues with clients, with a focus on making the therapeutic environment safer and more accessible for fat clients.

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Expressive Arts with Fandom Characters

Presented by Alexis Rae Burrow, LPCC-S

3 CEs

We will establish a list with descriptions of how fandom characters can represent our personalities, traumas, choices, relationships, and/or inner dialogues. Participants will leave the session with a creative representation of their own internal struggles, inspiration to utilize new coping skills, as well as the ability to use fictional characters as a therapeutic intervention. We will be specific exploring how this intervention could be used alongside Internal Family Systems.​

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Poly 101: An Introduction to Consensual Non-Monogamy

Presented by Kira Hayes, MFT
3 CEs- Meets Ethics Requirements

This training will introduce mental health professionals to the basic types and structures of Consensual Non-Monogamous (CNM) relationships and increase awareness of common vocabulary use, individual and relational challenges, and minority stressors. Other various clinical issues related to CNM, such as creating relationship agreements, navigating conflict, ways to develop and maintain healthy ethical relationships, and more will be outlined. As a 101 level training, this is by no means all inclusive, and is designed as an introduction to this topic to assist clinicians in identifying areas where they may need further training to provide a knowledgeable and affirming space for CNM clients.

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Psychopharmacology: Treating Depression and Anxiety Disorders

Presented by Dr. Katharine Frissora, DNP, PMHNP-BC

Thursday, July 22nd 3:00pm-5:00pm
2 CEs

This webinar will provide an overview of the etiology and treatment of the depressive and anxiety disorders and describe the psychopharmacology and pharmacokinetics of medications. The clinical relevance of pharmacotherapy for anxiety and depressive disorders will be discussed in addition to other non-pharmacological treatments and emerging therapies.

Training coming soon.