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Through October 5: Working with LGBTQ+ Youth and their Families

October 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

The Child and Adolescent Mental Health Division and the Safe Spaces Committee invite you to a very special free clinical training series, led by Dr. Laura Anderson:

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

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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.

Details

Date:
October 5
Time:
11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Venue

Online