Webinar Series: Sexual Minority and Gender Diversity

Meeting the Behavioral Health Needs of Sexual Minorities

This webinar will focus on the unique needs facing individuals who identify as a sexual minority, such as increased rates of mental health symptoms, substance abuse and suicide along with effective services for this population.

Part 1:  Wednesday, June 12, 2019    Noon to 1:30 pm ET

Part 2:  Wednesday, June 26, 2019    Noon to 1:30 pm ET

 A sexual minority is an individual who identifies with a sexual identity other than heterosexuality.

REGISTER:   http://bit.ly/2QfNpIA

 

Implications to Enhance Services for Gender Diverse Individuals

Discover the history, strengths and challenges related to gender diversity in the behavioral health field in this webinar.   Examine research addressing disparities in this area and improving services.

Part 1:  Wednesday, July 24, 2019    Noon to 1:30 pm ET

Part 2:  Wednesday, July 31, 2019    Noon to 1:30 pm ET

Gender diverse includes those who vary in gender identity or exist outside the rigid gender binaries of male and female.

REGISTER:   http://bit.ly/2VSwT7L

 

You will receive an email prior to access the webinar.

 

Designed for:

  • Behavioral Health Direct Service Providers
  • Administrators and Supervisors
  • Case Managers
  • Residential Counselors
  • Mental Health Counselors/Clinicians
  • Peer Providers
  • ICMS/(P)ACT Team Members
  • Supported Employment/Education Coaches

 

Speaker: 
Dr. Anthony Zazzarino, Ph.D., LPC, ACS, CPRP
Psych Rehabilitation and Counseling Professions
 
Dr. Zazzarino is a
full-time faculty member at Rutgers University in the Department of Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Counseling Professions. He is a Counselor Educator researching counseling services for sexual minorities with a serious mental illness. He trains extensively and presents at local, state, and national conferences on the needs of sexual minorities, psychiatric rehabilitation methods, counseling services, and supervision approaches; and teaches masters and doctoral level courses. Dr. Zazzarino is also a suicide prevention trainer for the Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide, facilitates group therapy for adolescents at an intensive outpatient program, provides outpatient counseling services for his private practice, and provides clinical supervision for counselors.

 

Email:  northeastcaribbean@mhttcnetwork.org
Web:   
https://mhttcnetwork.org/centers/northeast-caribbean-mhttc

Phone:  908.889.2552

Flyer:  Sexual Minority and Gender Diversity