Projects and events that educate, unify and empower LGBTQ+ people as integral members of Hawaii’s larger diverse community. To have your program listed, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Please note, the Hawaii LGBT Legacy Foundation (HLLF) provides this calendar as a service to the community. For more information about particular listings, please contact the presenting organizations, not HLLF. Read our disclaimer here. Mahalo.
Through October 5: Working with LGBTQ+ Youth and their Families
October 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
WORKING WITH LGBTQ+ YOUTH AND THEIR FAMILIES
EVERY FIRST TUESDAY (MAY TO OCTOBER),11:00 AM-12:30 PM VIA ZOOM
(PLEASE REGISTER IN ADVANCE FOR EACH SESSION BY CLICKING ON THE RESPECTIVE HYPERLINKED DATES BELOW)
MAY 4TH: THE WATER WE SWIM IN: GENDER STEREOTYPES AND THE HARM THEY DO TO US
JUNE 1ST: CHARTING THE COURSE: WHAT WE KNOW ABOUT HOW SEXUAL ORIENTATION & GENDER IDENTITY DEVELOP AND HOW TO SPEAK WITH YOUNG PEOPLE ABOUT THEM
JULY 6TH: THE FAMILY JOURNEY: INTERVENTIONS THAT SUPPORT PARENTS TO HELP THEM SHOW UP FULLY FOR THEIR KIDS
AUGUST 3RD: MEDICAL INTERVENTIONS- WHAT ARE THEY AND WHAT DO KIDS AND FAMILIES NEED TO UNDERSTAND
SEPTEMBER 7TH: SUPPORTING LGBTQ+ YOUTH IN THE FOSTER CARE SYSTEM
OCTOBER 5TH: WORKING AT THE INTERSECTION OF MENTAL HEALTH AND LGBTQ+ IDENTITIES
For more information: Kimberly.Allen@doh.hawaii.gov
Dr. Laura Anderson has been a licensed child and family psychologist for more than twenty years, and has spent countless hours in offices, homes, facilities and school settings. In the past decade, Dr. Anderson has done a deep dive into specializing in the provision of services to gender expansive and LGBTQ+ kids, teens and their families. She is a member of the UCSF Mind-the-Gap Mental Health Consortium for mental health providers who are gender specialists. Dr. Anderson also spent time as the co-founder of Parenting-in-the-Gap, a group under the umbrella of Mind-the-Gap that focuses on training therapists to work effectively with family members of gender expansive youth. For many years she supervised a family engagement program designed to help LGBTQ+ youth and their families thrive. For both personal and professional reasons, Dr. Anderson is passionate about supporting gender expansive, non-binary, and transgender youth and their families and is excited to be partnering with the CAMHD.
This training is sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Block Grant.