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Are you interested in improving your LGBTQIA+ competency? In this session, counselors will improve their LGBTQIA+ knowledge, including mental health risk factors, social/political factors, and barriers to care. Counselors will learn how to integrate the multicultural orientation framework to provide trauma-informed care to the LGBTQIA+ clients they serve.

At the end of this training session, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize varying sexual orientations and gender identities including historically used identity development models.
  • Understand mental health risk factors, social/political factors experienced among the LGBTQIA+ community, and barriers to accessing mental health services.
  • Analyze the pillars of the multicultural orientation framework and trauma-informed care principles.
  • Integrate the multicultural orientation framework when applying trauma-informed care principles to counselors’ practice with the LGBTQIA+ individuals they serve.

Register Here! 

Cost: $25

Seats are limited. Please ensure you are registered no later than Friday, July 12th to secure your spot.

Please be sure to review our policy and procedure for any questions regarding cancellations, refunds and confidentiality.

Continuing Education Hours:

LPCs Earn 3 CE (Continuing Education) hours
ACEP 1200 x 100 px 1





Speaker: Erin Kaszynski, PhD, LPC

Associate Director of Clinical Education and Research

Altshuler Center for Education and Research

Dr. Kaszynski is the Associate Director of Clinical Education and Research at ACER. She holds a PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision with an emphasis in Multicultural Counseling and is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Texas. Dr. K has experience providing trauma-focused services to a diverse population across multiple counseling settings. Trauma-focused, multiculturally responsive care is a theme in her professional training, teaching as a professor, and research in the counseling field. For more information on Dr. Kaszynski, visit her on Linkedin.



8:45 am – 9:00 am Registration and Introductions

9:00 am – 12:00 pm Counseling LGBTQIA+ Individuals from a Trauma-informed Multiculturally Oriented Framework

12:00 pm – 12:10 pm Closing Remarks and Survey

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