Taking care of yourself is a priority, especially in a society that isn’t always affirming of the LGBT community. How do you do that when anti-LGBT sentiment trickles down into your daily life, and your patients or clients are dealing with the same bias a barriers?
- Discuss ways to manage anti-LGBT attitudes and behaviors better in everyday life.
- Develop skills for better self-care and enhancing resilience.
- Learn how to model healthy self-care for clients and teach resiliency techniques.
Clinton W. Anderson, PhD, and Glenda Russell, PhD, will present Cultivating Resiliency for Mental Health Providers in the LGBT Community on Thursday, January 17 from 6pm-8pm in Room 106 at The Montrose Center. Both are in Houston for the American Psychological Association’s National Multicultural Summit. The summit is held every two years by the APA’s Society of Counseling Psychology, Society for the Psychology of Women, Society for the Psychological Study of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Issues, and Society for the Psychological Study of Ethnic Minority Issues divisions.
The workshop is free to anyone who works in the field, however reservations are required. Please click here to let us know you are attending.
Two hours of Continuing Education Units are available for LMSWs, LCSWs, LBSWs, LMFTs, LPCs and LCDCs for an additional $20 if paid in advance. There is a $10 processing surcharge if not prepaid. If you wish to sign up for CEUs, you will need to register separately here.