• The Ethics of Being an LGBTQ+ Ally

FREE TRAINING

The Ethics of Being an LGBTQ+ Ally

JULY 14, 2021 | 9:00 am – 12:15 pm

Deadline for registration is July 13

3 CEs

This training is approved for CE in ethics for social workers, counselors, and marriage and family therapists in the state of Ohio. This training is approved for chemical dependency professionals in prevention in domain CC and chemical dependency professionals in treatment in domain C2.

Level of Course | 100 Beginner

Join the facilitators for an interactive discussion about the ethics involved in being an LGBTQ+ ally at your agency or organization. Learn about the LGBTQ+ community and developing safe spaces for clients who identify as LGBTQ+. The training includes information sharing, reflective exercises, and interactive activities to help participants become more informed and effective allies. Course participants will be able to ask questions via webinar chat during the Q&A portion of the course.

Objectives

  1. Participants will understand the ethical obligation social workers have of advocating for and being an ally to vulnerable populations such as the LGBTQ+ community.
  2. Participants will learn about the LGBTQ+ community and discuss developing safe spaces for clients who identify as LGBTQ+.
  3. Participants will become more informed and effective allies to the LGBTQ+ community through information sharing, reflective exercises, and interactive activities.

Agenda

  • 9:00am – Introductions/Pronouns
  • 9:15am – NASW Code of Ethics/CSWMFT Board
  • 9:30am – First Impressions
  • 9:45am – Core Vocabulary
  • 10:05am – Risk Factors/Suicide Among LGBTQ+ Individuals
  • 10:30am – 6 Themes in an LGBTQ+ Affirming Practice Approach
  • 10:50am – Being an Ally
  • 11:20am – Intersectionality
  • 11:30am – The Coming Out Process
  • 11:50am – Questions
  • 12:15pm – Close

Participants are required to stay logged-in for the Q&A portion of the training for successful completion, as it is part of the educational portion of this course.

Presented by:

Jorie Schwartz LISW-S

Associate Professor, Social Work & Human Services, Columbus State

Jorie Schwartz, MSW, LISW-S, is a graduate of the MSW program at The Ohio State University and has worked primarily in the areas of community mental health and school-based prevention. She worked as a field coordinator for the College of Social Work at OSU and is now in what she describes as her “dream job” as Associate Professor of Social and Human Services at Columbus State Community College. She has managed many programs and has supervised staff and students for most of her career.

Angela Fry, LISW

Associate Professor, Social Work & Human Services, Columbus State

Angela Fry, MSW, LISW-S, graduated from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science in Social Work and a Master of Science in Social Work. Angela’s first job out of school was at CHOICES, a local domestic violence agency in Columbus, Ohio, as a case manager for the women and children staying at the safe shelter. Angela then worked at Catholic Social Services for ten years in a variety of capacities: as a home-based clinician working with families involved with child protective services; as an individual, couple’s and group counseling clinician; and finally as the Clinical Supervisor of the Family Strengthening Division. Angela is currently an Associate Professor in the Social Work & Human Services program at Columbus State.

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Evaluations will be distributed within 24 hours after the training via email. You will receive a link where you can submit the completed evaluation. Evaluations must be completed to receive CE credits. Certificates will be available to download once the once the evaluation is received.

We strive to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals, including individuals with disabilities, to engage fully. You may request an accommodation or inquire about accessibility as part of the Zoom registration process. Please contact us at cswce@osu.edu should you need further assistance.

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TRAINING DATES

REGISTER FOR 7/14 TRAINING HERE

Deadline for registration is July 13

Generously funded by the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services.

The Ohio State University, College of Social Work is an approved provider for the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist (CSWMFT) Board. Provider Number: RCST111747

The Ohio State University College of Social Work is an approved provider for The Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board. Provider Number: 50-24068