Crisis Response for LGBTQ+ Populations

The Great Lakes MHTTC is offering this training for individuals working in HHS Region 5: IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, WI. This training is being provided in response to a need identified by Region 5 stakeholders.



This webinar will address the criticality for the crisis continuum to be responsive to the unique needs of the at-risk LGBTQ+ population. Additionally, the training will focus on crisis services for the LGBTQ+ population, understanding identity, and normalizing the use of pronouns, safety planning, and providing resources for non-familial social support while noting the importance of allyship.




  • Understand unique needs of LGBTQ+ individuals to partner effectively with them through a crisis.
  • Recognize the importance of understanding an individual’s identity along the LGBTQ+ continuum and the evolving nature of identity.
  • Explore the role of non-familial social support and allyship when helping clients through a crisis. 




Participants are eligible to receive 2.75 CE hours from the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services.




Jei Africa

Dr. Jei Africa, PsyD, MSCP, CATC-V


Panel Presenters:

Savanna Carlstrom Page

Alex Anastasia

Danielle Boyd

Starts: Feb 25, 2022 1:00 pm
Ends: Feb 25, 2022 4:00 pm
Event Type
Webinar/Virtual Training
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