Bergen/Passaic Virtual Unit Event

Monday, June 22 2020 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM [EST]

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Monday, June 22 2020 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM [EST]

Please Join Us at the Bergen/Passaic Virtual Unit Event

 

Monday, June 22, 2020

6:30-8:30pm

 

Happy Pride Month Bergen/Passaic NASW-NJ Members!

Information on how to join the virtual meeting will be included in your confirmation and emailed to you beforehand.

 

Speaker:  Bianca Mayes, MPH, CHES (She/Her/Hers)

Health and Wellness Coordinator of Garden State Equality

Workshop Outline (NO CEUs):

• Introduction 

• Overview of Content

• LGBTQ 101

o Sex

o Gender

o Sexual Orientation

• LGBTQ Healthcare Experiene 

o Discrimination 

o Barriers

• Social Work and the LGBTQ Community 

• Recommendations for Professionals 

o Individual

o Organizational 

 

• Q. &. A w/Participants 

 

 

If anyone would like to have a specific topic discussed, please send me an email melissa@md-counseling.com 

 

Additionally, Rain Foundation provides a solution to LGBT homelessness among our adolescents. By providing housing and an array of detailed, relevant and responsive services we can start to help them transition and heal from any past or present situations and open up a world of opportunities that will enable them to develop sustainable skills and live productive lives.

They are currently accepting nonperishable food items and household items.  No appointment needed to make a donation.  In addition, they have a wish list in the link below, if you wish to make a donation.  

http://essexlgbthousing.org/ways-to-give/

 

 

Best, 

 

Melissa 

NASW-NJ

www.naswnj.org

For more information, contact Melissa Donahue at melissa@md-counseling.com.

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