PRE-RECORDED TRAININGS

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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Expressive Arts Through Telehealth Counseling
Alexis Rae Burrow, MA, LPCC-S, CEAT
1 CE


This training is an overview of specific expressive and creative art practices that have been adapted to a telehealth format.


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Global Crisis and LGBTQ Suicide and Safety
Presented by Jess Homan, LISW-S
1 CE- Meets ethics requirements 

Suicide is more pervasive in the LGBTQ community than the general population. This training explores risk and protective factors specific to LGBTQ people, assessment tools, and what safety can mean in the LGBTQ population. Participants will learn to identify ways to assess risk during the COVID-19 crisis, as well as safety planning unique to the LGBTQ community.


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LGBTQ People and Aging
Presented by Jess Homan, LISW-S
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 
Presented by Anna Mendlein, LISW
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
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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