Cultural Humility: Working with the LGBTQ+ Community (Morris Unit Event)

Tuesday, May 11 2021 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM [EDT]

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Tuesday, May 11 2021 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM [EDT]

 

This event is hosted by the Morris County Unit.

New to a Unit event? NASW-NJ has 12 volunteer-led, county-based Units that hold regional events around the state of New Jersey for members in that area. (However due to the public health emergency, Unit events will be held virtually until further notice!) These events are planned and coordinated by an appointed volunteer Chair and Co-Chair, as well as a Regional Representative from NASW-NJ’s Board of Directors. The Morris County Unit Chairs are Cheryl Cohen, MSW, LCSW (cherylcohen.msw@gmail.com) and Veronica Grysko-Sporer, MSW (vgsporer@gmail.com) and the Northwest Regional Representative is also Veronica Grysko-Sporer.

Unit events are a fun, informative way to grow your network near your home or workplace. These events are one of the many benefits of NASW-NJ membership, but we do invite all mental health professional to join us at this meeting. Learn more about our Units here.

 

Cultural Humility: Working With LGBTQ+ Community

 

Date: Tuesday, May 11th from 6:00-7:30pm

Zoom login information will be emailed to you once you register

 

Speaker: Kelly Martins, MSW

 

Kelly Martins is a Ryan White
HIV/AIDS Certified Medical Case Manager and a Social Service Manager at EDGE New Jersey.

Kelly is also the co-chair of the Morris, Sussex, Warren HIV/AIDS Advisory Committee.

She completed her MSW at Rutgers School of Social Work with a focus on the  LGBTQ+ population.



 

Since 1994 Edge Pride Counseling Center has offered Community Education programs and Wellness support to those in the LGBTQIA+ community.  Participants in this meeting will:
 

Description:

  • Understand current LGBTQ+ statistics.

  • Apply theory of intersectionality in regards to the LGBTQ+community.

  • Understand privilege and societal norms.

  • Gain insight about stigma.

  • Learn the difference between sex and gender.

  • Be mindful of the use of pronouns.

  • Gain awareness of microaggressions.

  • Understand the difference between respect vs acceptance.

  • Institute simple organizational changes.

 

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Cheryl Cohen (cherylcohen.msw@gmail.com), Unit Chair, and Veronica Grysko-Sporer (vgsporer@gmail.com), Unit Co-Chair

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Kelly Martins, MSW
Ryan White HIV/ AIDS Certified

Kelly Martins is a Ryan White HIV/AIDS Certified Medical Case Manager and a Social Service Manager at EDGE New Jersey. Kelly is also the co-chair of the Morris, Sussex, Warren HIV/AIDS Advisory Committee. She completed her MSW at Rutgers School of Social Work with a focus on the LGBTQ+ population.

About Kelly Martins, MSW

Ryan White HIV/ AIDS Certified