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MINDFUL PRACTICE IN THE TREATMENT OF MEMBERS OF THE LGBTQI COMMUNITY 8/22/2018
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This training will focus upon the many unique issues facing members of the LGBTQI community and the impact of those issues upon the treatment process.

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When: Wednesday, August 22, 2018
9:00PM - 4:30PM
Where: CT Nonprofit Center, Hartford
Connecticut
United States
Contact: Katie Breslin


Online registration is available until: 8/22/2018
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Mindful Practice in the Treatment of Members of the

LGBTQI Community


This training will focus upon the many unique issues facing members of the LGBTQI community and the impact of those issues upon the treatment process. It is imperative for the practitioner to understand the diversity within the community as well as within each individual and their experiences. Sociopolitical, legal, parenting, mental health, and substance use challenges will be reviewed to assist practitioners in creating an accepting and affirming space for the counseling and treatment process to occur.

 

In this training participants will:

1. review the definition of each of the member groups within the LGBTQI community,
2. overview terminology specific to the community,
3. discuss the history of the LGBTQI movement and its major leaders,
4. outline challenges to members of the community in accessing effective treatment,
5. discuss the imperative components of an inclusive and supportive model of intervention and treatment.

 

Instructor:

Mary O'Sullivan LMFT, LADC, LPC, Clinical Manager and Clinical Trainer with over 27 years of experience, both nationally and internationally in both private and public sectors. In the State of Connecticut, Mary-K has trained for: Department of Corrections, Judicial Department, and the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. As a trainer for the Division of Education and Training for the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, and the Judicial Department, Mary-K provides training to DOC staff, adult and juvenile probation officers, parole officers, juvenile residential services staff, bail staff, women's and family matters staff, clinicians, case managers, and medical staff.

 

Program Fees:

The Early Bird Discount is available until July 25, 2018.

  • $65 for Members
  • $120 for Not-Yet-Members

Regular registration fees are:

  • $90 for Members
  • $145 for Not-Yet-Members

The program fee covers workshop materials, assessment tools, and some meals. Payment is due in full upon registration and enrollment will not be guaranteed until payment is received.

 

This training has been approved for 5 Continuing Education Credit Hours by the National Association of Social Workers, CT and meets the continuing education criteria for CT Social Work Licensure renewal.

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