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Events

When:

Wednesday, September 16, 2020
7:00–9:00 p.m.

Where:

Online

CEs:

2

Cost:

$65
 
 

Certificate Series on LGBTQ Relevancy: Navigating Mental Health in the LGBTQ Community for Counselors


This is part four of a four-part post-graduate certificate series. Only participants who complete all four will be eligible for the post-graduate certificate.

This workshop presents counseling topics to explore with LGBTQ individuals as well as the do’s and don’ts about gathering a client history and engaging in therapy with LGBTQ individuals.

Learning Objectives

Participants will learn:

  • A greater understanding in how to create an affirming environment within your own therapeutic space
  • A full review of the “Do’s and Don’ts”; Questions clinician can and should ask to explore a client’s identity in a helpful way
  • Understanding the ways in which sexual orientation and gender identity impact mental health, including gender dysphoria in the DSM 5
  • A greater understanding of Gender Dysphoria and how to help clients identify coping skills to manage it
  • How to check our own biases of the LGBTQ community

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About the Speaker

Maria Demauro

As LGBTQ Services Coordinator of Pride for Youth, Maria Demauro, MSW oversees all programmatic aspects of the Coffeehouse, TransAction, Queer Connect and LUSH programs. Demauro oversees the Pride for Youth counseling program and carries a caseload of individuals and families. Additionally, as a part of Pride for Youth’s renowned Community Education program, Demauro facilitates workshops in middle schools, high schools and colleges across Long Island on the topics of Understanding Sexual Orientation and Understanding Gender, which help to create safe spaces in an ever-increasing number of school and agency settings. On behalf of Pride for Youth, Demauro serves as a representative on the New York State LGBTQ Health and Human Services Network, which seeks to gain opportunity for LGBT Services Agencies across New York State.

 

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This program has been approved for the following continuing education credits:

  • Social Workers
  • LMHC
  • LMFT
  • CASAC Renewal
  • Psychology
  • LCAT

Successful completion for the award of approved continuing education credits requires attendance at entire training/workshop and submission of a completed evaluation form.

» See full credentialing information and CEUs

New York State Office of the Professions (NYSED) regulations require that participants must be present for the entire approved educational activity in order to receive a certificate for continuing education hours. There is no accommodation in the State regulations for late arrival, late return from lunch or breaks, or early departure. According to NYSED, in order to award social work CEs; “When you offer a multi-day or multi-part course/educational activity, the learner must complete all parts in order to earn the certificate for contact hours, in the same way that a student must complete a semester-long course to receive college credit. You may not award partial credit for a program, even a one-day program, if the learner does not complete all requirements at that time.”


Cancellation Policy

Unfortunately, we cannot provide refunds for cancellations made seven working days or fewer before the event for any reason—or for no-shows.  We can provide credit towards a future workshop up to 24 hours before the event. After that, no credit will be issued.


Accessibility Statement

The Student Access Office ensures equal access to all of Adelphi University’s programs, services and facilities for students with documented needs. Through assistance, advocacy and reasonable accommodations, the office provides an accessible and supportive campus environment.

The Student Access Office provides cost-free assistance and services that are tailored to meet the needs of individuals based on their specific, appropriately documented needs, while preserving Adelphi’s academic integrity and high standards of academic expectations and performance

If you are a student with a documented disability and wish to request accommodation services, please submit a Petition for Reasonable Accommodations form along with the required information as detailed in the Guidelines for Documentation.

Please be aware that all decisions regarding accommodations and equal access are made in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and prevailing University Policy. 

For further information, please contact the Student Access Office at 516.877.3806 or sao@adelphi.edu.


You will receive a unique Zoom Video Conferencing link that will provide you entry into the workshop one day prior to the event. This link will be active approximately a half-hour prior to the start of the event.

To familiarize yourself with the Zoom platform, see these tips to get started, or view this instructional video.

General System Requirements for Zoom

  • Internet connection
  • Speakers and a microphone
  • Webcam

Please take the time to check your technology prior to the event, as there will be limited opportunities to troubleshoot any issues once the event begins!


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This program has been approved for the following continuing education credits:

  • Social Workers
  • LMHC
  • LMFT
  • CASAC Renewal
  • Psychology
  • LCAT

Successful completion for the award of approved continuing education credits requires attendance at entire training/workshop and submission of a completed evaluation form.

» See full credentialing information and CEUs

New York State Office of the Professions (NYSED) regulations require that participants must be present for the entire approved educational activity in order to receive a certificate for continuing education hours. There is no accommodation in the State regulations for late arrival, late return from lunch or breaks, or early departure. According to NYSED, in order to award social work CEs; “When you offer a multi-day or multi-part course/educational activity, the learner must complete all parts in order to earn the certificate for contact hours, in the same way that a student must complete a semester-long course to receive college credit. You may not award partial credit for a program, even a one-day program, if the learner does not complete all requirements at that time.”


Cancellation Policy

Unfortunately, we cannot provide refunds for cancellations made seven working days or fewer before the event for any reason—or for no-shows.  We can provide credit towards a future workshop up to 24 hours before the event. After that, no credit will be issued.


Accessibility Statement

The Student Access Office ensures equal access to all of Adelphi University’s programs, services and facilities for students with documented needs. Through assistance, advocacy and reasonable accommodations, the office provides an accessible and supportive campus environment.

The Student Access Office provides cost-free assistance and services that are tailored to meet the needs of individuals based on their specific, appropriately documented needs, while preserving Adelphi’s academic integrity and high standards of academic expectations and performance

If you are a student with a documented disability and wish to request accommodation services, please submit a Petition for Reasonable Accommodations form along with the required information as detailed in the Guidelines for Documentation.

Please be aware that all decisions regarding accommodations and equal access are made in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and prevailing University Policy. 

For further information, please contact the Student Access Office at 516.877.3806 or sao@adelphi.edu.


You will receive a unique Zoom Video Conferencing link that will provide you entry into the workshop one day prior to the event. This link will be active approximately a half-hour prior to the start of the event.

To familiarize yourself with the Zoom platform, see these tips to get started, or view this instructional video.

General System Requirements for Zoom

  • Internet connection
  • Speakers and a microphone
  • Webcam

Please take the time to check your technology prior to the event, as there will be limited opportunities to troubleshoot any issues once the event begins!


For further information, please contact:

Renee Rawcliffe, LMSW
Director, Continuing Education and Professional Development
Social Work Building, Room 235
p – 516-877-4339
e – rrawcliffe@adelphi.edu

Joanna Suppa, LCSW-R
Coordinator of Continuing Education and Professional Development
p – 516.877.3216
e – jsuppa@adelphi.edu
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