LUNCH AND LEARNS

LGBTQ People and Aging
Presented by Jess Homan, LISW-S
Wednesday, September 2nd 12:00pm-1:00pm
1 CE- Meets ethics requirements


LGBTQ older adults are often an overlooked vulnerable population. This training aims to take a deeper look at understanding generational differences in the LGBTQ community, to explore barriers to care that are specific to LGBTQ older adults, and to understand how family structure and lack of support can impact health over time.

 


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Origins of Transgender and Gender Nonconforming (TGNC) Pathologization 
Anna Mendalin, LISW

Wednesday, October 7th 12:00pm-1:00pm
1 CE- Meets ethics requirements


This webinar will provide training on the pathologization of trans and gender non-conforming (TGNC) identities as a major barrier to gender-affirming healthcare for this population. It will present specific information on the role of the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) and the American Psychiatric Association (APA) in forming the framework for pathologization through the Standards of Care and DSM respectively. The webinar will offer mental health clinicians methods of advocating for TGNC self-determination and access to care while providing direct practice within an oppressive system.

 

 
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Expressive Arts with Fandom Characters Through Telehealth
Alexis Rae Burrow, MA, LPCC-S, CEAT

Wednesday, November 4th 12:00pm-1:00pm
1 CE


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.

 


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