LGBTQ+ 101

April 6, 2023 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
First Christian Church - Heritage Hall
6900 Market Avenue North
Canton OH 44721
Bev James

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Who Should Attend This Training:  Anyone wanting to learn more about the LGBTQ+ community is welcome to attend.

Description:  The presentation will give an overview of the LGBTQ+ communities’ terminologies and why the LGBTQ+ has embraced the different terms, making it more inclusive. This will also include the breakdown of sexual orientation, gender expression, gender Identity, sex assigned at birth, romantic/emotional orientation, and how fluid it is through a unicorn. The last part will talk about the use of pronouns and why it is important to use them when supporting anyone part of the LGBTQ+ community, especially for the Trans community.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Apply the terminology of the LGBTQ+ community
  2. Distinguish the difference between sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression
  3. Utilize the correct pronouns for their clients that are part of the LGBTQ+ community

Cost: This is a free training.

Location: First Christian Church – Heritage Hall

CEUs: 2
Counselors and Social Workers – Ethics
Prevention Specialists – Cultural Competency
Chemical Dependency – Legal & Ethical Issues in Counseling (C9)

COVID-19 Protocols:  Please visit the Training Center to view the current protocols in place as StarkMHAR adapts safety measures as needed to be in alignment with the CDC and Governor DeWine’s recommendations.