MN LGBT Therapists Network News March 2011
20+ years of LGBT-friendly mental health networking
vol. IV, Issue 3
PRIDE Institute and the LGBT Therapists' Network proudly present:
Trauma & LGBTQ Clients: Clinical Theory and Practice
This clinical presentation is designed to create opportunities for discussion and dialogue on a clinically relevant topic.
- Increase understanding of the definition and clinical theory of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) as defined by the DSM-IV
- Discuss why PTSD is of particular concern for people who are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ)
- Explore addiction issues and chemical dependency treatment as they relate to trauma and the LGBTQ communities
- Explore therapy for sexual abuse as it relates to sexuality, sexual identity and the LGBTQ communities
Presenters: Bill Percy, PhD, LCP; Janet Bystrom, LICSW; Becky Facer, LICSW
Location: The Bridge for Youth (1111 West 22nd Street, Minneapolis)
Approval: MN Board of Psychology; MN Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy (LPC and LADC); MN Board of Social Work
Cost: $35 regular; $25 LGBT Therapist Network Member; $15 Student/Elder/Retired; Scholarships may be available, call 612-267-9371.
Sponsored by PRIDE Institute and the MN LGBT Therapist Network
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Download Registration Form Here!
Also visit www.pride-institute.com for a Cyber Sex Unplugged training on March 29, 2011.
Conferences, Workshops, and Retreats
16th Annual Rainbow Families Conference
Saturday, April 09, 2011
Anwatin-Bryn Mawr School, 256 Upton Avenue S, Minneapolis, MN
To view a complete information sheet click here
(PDF - Requires Adobe Reader)
White Privilege Conference 2011
April 13-16, 2011
Sheraton Bloomington Hotel, Minneapolis
The national White Privilege Conference (WPC) is coming to Minneapolis! WPC serves as an annual opportunity to examine and explore issues of white privilege, social justice, race/racism, sexual orientation, gender relations, and other systems of privilege/oppression. It provides participants the opportunity to get honest about the type of culture in which we live, and the advantages that accrue to some but not others. Through workshops, keynotes, films and community-building opportunities, the WPC offers a means to develop and sustain ongoing work to dismantle this system of white privilege, white supremacy, and oppression. For more information, visit the White Privilege Conference website or contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Hosted by the Minnesota Justice Collaborative and sponsored by the GLBTA Programs Office.
Minnesota Trans Health & Wellness Conference
September 10-11, 2011
South High School, Mpls
Save the Date!!
MaleSurvivor Level I Weekend of Recovery
"Dare to Dream"
Center for New Beginnings, Dahlonega, Georgia
May 13-15, 2011
MaleSurvivor Weekends of Recovery are open to any man, 18 or older, who has been sexually victimized as a child and/or as an adult
Level I Weekends:
- March 25-27 Sequoia Retreat Center, Santa Cruz, California <Full>
- May 13-15 Center for New Beginnings, Dahlonega, Georgia (1 hour north of Atlanta)
- July 15-17 Kempenfelt Conference Centre, Barrie, Ontario, Canada
- Oct 21-23 Hope Springs Institute, Peebles, Ohio
Advanced Weekend of Recovery: Open to Alumni of any Level I Weekend of Recovery.
- Sept 9-11 Alta Lodge, Alta, Utah
- Theme to be Announced in Spring, 2011
5505 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20015
Since 1994 MaleSurvivor has been providing multiple services to male survivors of sexual abuse, their family/friends and the therapeutic community. MaleSurvivor is a volunteer run 501(c)3 organization.
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Welcome to the MN LGBTQA Therapists eNewsletter of "The Network." The Network is a MN based grass-roots group of queer & allied mental health therapists, students in mental health related fields, and community mental-health related agencies. Our group shares information and resources that impact our varied work in the mental health fields and that is unique to the particular needs of the LGBTQ communities we live in and serve. We welcome submissions to this eNewsletter that are pertinent to mental health and LGBTQ issues ! All Network members are welcome to contribute to this monthly eNewsletter. Just send your referral question, announcement, member accomplishment, space available information, event, conference, workshop, group information, or other pertinent notice to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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