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MN LGBT Therapists Network News
November 2015

25+ years of LGBT-friendly mental health networking
vol. VIII, Issue 6

The Latest

LGBT Therapists Steering Committee Meeting
Fri 20 Nov - 12:15-1:45pm
The Healing Well - Suite 203 - 2100 1st Ave S - Mpls
All members of the LGBT Therapists Network are welcome to attend. RSVP (encouraged but not essential) to Irene Greene email - (612) 874-6442

New LGBT Therapists badge for your web presence
Show your pride and let the world know that you're a current member of LGBT Therapists. Please place this badge on your website and link it to our website address: www.lgbttherapists.org
Get the full-sized badge from our Instructions page.  We'd love to hear if you've placed a badge on your website.

LGBT Therapists member rates to increase
For the first time in many years, LGBT Therapists will raise the member rates starting February 1, 2016.
Regular Members - $50 / 1-year and $90 / 2-year
Student / Retired - $20 / year
We will be offering more options for clinics and organizations - details forthcoming.
Considering membership?  Been meaning to renew?
Now is a good time at our current rates.

LGBT Therapists Education Committee - Survey





We are planning our educational programming for 2016-2017, and we want your input.  Please
take our quick survey at your earliest convenience.

Want to participate even further in the planning and creation of our educational events ? Email Irene Greene with your interest or ideas.

New snail address for checks
When renewing membership or sending checks to us through the postal service, please note we ask they now be sent to our Treasurer Robert Reis II (Bobby).  The new address will show in renewal reminders, etc. Thank you for noting this detail.


RECLAIM! job posting - Executive Director

LGBT Therapists member RECLAIM! is a non-profit that provides mental health care to queer and trans youth in Minnesota. The incoming Executive Director will support the growth of their therapy program, practitioner training, and community education, as well as the ongoing movement building work to address structural oppression.
job posting

Community

Two-Spirit/Native LGBTQ Support Group beginning
Saturdays - Minnesota Indian Women's Resource Center
MIWRC’s Two Spirit Support program offers culturally grounded group and individual services to foster the mental, emotional, and spiritual wellbeing and resilience of American Indian Two Spirit/Native LGBTQ people.
• Weekly Two Spirit/Native LGBTQ Group Meeting
• Individual Case Management
• Traditional Teachings & Healing Support
• Clinical Mental Health Services
• Holistic Health Practices
• Cultural Recreational & Education Activities
• Weekly Individual and Group Services
Contacts: Chris: 612-728-2000 Kim: kpoitra@miwrc.org
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Joe Kort Seminar
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning (LGBTQ) Clients: Clinical Issues and Treatment Strategies Seminar
Thurs Dec 3- Roseville & Friday Dec 4 - Burnsville

Sensitivity training for straight-identified therapists - you will learn specific strategies to better treat the unique challenges your client may be facing such as: self-acceptance and internalized homophobia; non hetero-normative sexual behaviors and practices; trauma and abuse from growing up LGBTQ; and the difficult process of coming out.
Dec 3 registration - Dec 4 registration


Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Issues in Counseling
ALGBTIC is a division of the American Counseling Association.
website
fall 2015 newsletter


Boston U Study
"Please share your voice and represent the LGBTQ community. Participate in this Boston University research study exploring how sexual identity, religion, and discrimination relate to health. Earn the chance to win one of ten $20 Visa gift cards. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BUResearch"

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All LGBT Therapists' network members can attend Twin Cities Quorum events at member rates
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About the MN LGBT Therapists' network eNewsletter

Our network is a Minnesota-based grassroots group of queer and 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 Irene Greene.  All responses to questions, ads, workshops, etc. should be emailed directly back to the contact person in the notice.  If you want to become a member of this organization please visit our website

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