Lunch and Learn: Supporting & Linking Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Clients

When:
June 27, 2019 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
2019-06-27T12:00:00-04:00
2019-06-27T13:00:00-04:00
Where:
StarkMHAR; Inclusion Room
121 Cleveland Avenue SW
Canton
OH 44702
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Carrie Long
330-430-3933

Presented by Jennifer Seda-Miller, LPCC-S, Independent Contractor at Total Health and Wellness.

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Who should attend: Directed towards CPSTs and their supervisors, but open to anyone interested in attending.

About the training: This presentation will cover terms and definitions of note to trans* and gender non-conforming clients and families in treatment. Increase knowledge of current climate and challenges facing the LGBTQ community, such as: bathroom usage, school rules/policies, legal protections (and lack thereof), legal documentation options, commonly diagnosed co-occurring mental illnesses, advocacy opportunities for clients, families, and workers. Presentation will provide links to resources locally, regionally and nationally including: media, support groups, legal services, treatment services, online support, continuing education opportunities.

Location – Stark County Mental Health & Addiction Recovery; 121 Cleveland Avenue SW, Canton, OH 44702.

Parking – Parking located off of Tuscarawas Avenue, REM Parking.  Vouchers provided.

Cost – This is a free training. Lunch will be at the discretion of the attendee. Feel free to bring lunch with you.  The Inclusion Room offers a microwave and a mini fridge.

Education credits – Not applicable.