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.
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.
You will receive an email prior to access the webinar.
- 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
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.