Advancing Awareness in LGBTQ Care, Part IV: Shaping Affirming Responses for Historically “Invisibilized” LGBTQIA+ Populations

Friday, September 17, 2021 @ 12:00-1:30pm ET (11CT/10MT/9PT)

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Description

Within our westernized society, issues affecting LGBTQIA+ community are garnering public recognition and attention. Despite the current relevance of the LGBTIA+ community in current media, effective culturally responsive treatment approaches and tools are lacking in the diversity of modalities and approaches. How can clinicians learn from and utilize present day attention and historical “invisibilization,” stigma, and shame to develop affirming treatment approaches for LGBTQIA+ people seeking care in their community? This presentation will discuss the influence of homophobia, transphobia, and queer aversion within historical, societal, and personal contexts with focus on the necessity to craft culturally responsive treatment methods for the LGBTQIA+ community.  

Presenter

Raven E. Freeborn, LCSW, CNP, offers healing and holds space as a full spectrum doula, healing justice and liberation strategist, harm reductionist, community educator, and storyteller. She is the founder of Legacy Healing and Therapy Services, LLC and Third Way Solutions, Inc., two unique community focused businesses offering strategy, coaching, and therapeutic partnership for individuals, groups, and organizations. Freeborn’s mission is to build beloved community that reckons with the truth of historical oppressions to actualize equity justice, and liberative solutions for all people, but particularly people who are Black, brown, queer, and trans-identifying. 

Facilitator

Malcolm Horn, PhD, LCSW, MAC, SAP, received her Master’s degree in Social Work from Walla Walla College. She has served as the President of the Montana chapter of the NASW as well as Montana state NAADAC affiliate. She was most recently the Regional Vice President of NAADAC for the Northwest Region. She is certified as a MAC and SAP. She currently works at Rimrock, a CARF-accredited treatment facility that treats the entire ASAM spectrum, as its Director of Mental Health Services. She coordinates the continuing education for licensed staff, supervises and coordinates the internship program, provides educational outreach to the region and conducts adjunctive family and individual therapy. She also teaches two courses at Montana State University-Billings in their addiction-specific program. She recently attained her Doctorate degree in psychology.

Learning Objectives
  • Participants will be able to differentiate between historical, societal, cultural, and personal manifestations of homophobia and transphobia in an individual's behavioral responses to stress, overwhelm, and trauma.
  • Participants will be able to modify and apply affirming approaches of clinical treatment modalities.
  • Participants will be able to describe historical issues that impact the mental health of historically marginalized and oppressed LGBTQIA+ populations.
Content Level: Beginning and Intermediate
  • Beginning level courses introduce learners to a content area, include information about a condition, treatment method, or issue, and involve learning and comprehending content.
  • Intermediate level courses provide information that builds on knowledge practitioners with some experience already have. These courses focus on skill-building or adding knowledge, possibly following a brief overview of basic information, and involve using information in concrete situations and understanding the underlying structure of the material.
Interactivity

Polls and Q&A

Price

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Who Should Attend

Addiction professionals, employee assistance professionals, social workers, mental health counselors, professional counselors, psychologists, and other helping professionals that are interested in learning about addiction-related matters. 

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