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Upcoming events

    • 05/17/2018
    • 8:00 AM - 9:45 AM
    • Division of Youth Services, 177 West Price Ave. (3610 S, just off West Temple), Salt Lake City, Utah 84115

    This session will expand upon the 2016-17 program year presentation on this topic. The focus will be to provide an opportunity to delve deeper into clinical and treatment considerations.    

    Presenter:  Kristen Hodson, LCSW  - The Healing Group


    Parking is permitted anywhere in the parking lot. Enter the building through the main entrance, which is by the flag pole in the circular driveway. From there, there will be a receptionist or signage to point you in the right direction.  This location is accessible for anyone with limitations of physical mobility.

     

    CEU’s have been approved for all in-service programs by Utah NASW and are free for Guild members & $5 for non-members

     

    Most in-service meetings are video taped and posted on the Guild website for member-only access. CEU’s are available for on-line viewing of in-service sessions.

    • 06/01/2018
    • 8:00 AM - 4:15 PM
    • Utah State Library, 250 North 1950 West - Suite A, Salt Lake City, UT 84116
    • 121
    Register


    Program Description:           

    This conference will present a broad overview of the diverse issues that impact Intimate partner violence for sexual and gender diverse individuals and families. The conference will prepare professionals and advocates to work with this range of issues. Hope and resilience will be an underlying theme for all sessions, providing inspiration for expanding resources.

    A complete agenda can be found here.

    Box lunches will be provided (included in registration fee.)

    Program Goals:         

    (1) Attendees will be able to express an understanding of how changing social and political forces affect LGBTQ individuals impacted by intimate partner violence, and concrete means of providing support to those individuals and communities.

    (2) Attendees will be able to identify at least two skills learned from the Community Resiliency Model as well as applications to their lives or their communities.

    (3) Attendees will be able to identify at least two areas in which oppression is a part of their work, profession, or life, and one tool for dismantling oppression and bias.

    Program Objectives: 

    Participants will be able to: 

    (1) Identify 3 changes in prevailing public policies that could contribute to harm reduction of interpersonal violence as a risk factor for sexual and gender diverse individuals

    (2) Identify 3 clinical interventions that can improve trauma recovery for sexual and gender diverse individuals who have been victims of interpersonal violence

    (3) Identify 3 communication skills for interacting with sexual and gender diverse individuals that can foster resilience

    (4) Identify 3 examples within our Utah communities that provide sources of hope that decreasing risk factors for interpersonal violence that effects sexual and gender diverse individuals is possible

    Continuing Education: Applications submitted for 6 hours of CEU’s from Utah NASW, UPA, & UMHCA

    Below is a brief overview of the agenda. Please click on the presenter of any session to learn more or click HERE for a complete agenda.

    AGENDA

    8:00 - 8:45  Registration & Check In

    8:45  - Welcome

    9:00 – 10:15  Plenary Speaker:

    Michael Munson - Co-Founder and Executive Director - FORGE - Milwaukee, WI
    Topic:#WeToo: Creating and sustaining movements that empower and include trans and queer survivors of intimate partner violence”  READ MORE

    10:15 – 10:30 a.m. Break

    10:30 a.m. – 12:00   Break Out Sessions:

    Workshop (A) “Community Resiliency Skills “
    Presenter: Kathleen Thomas, MA, PCCA
    Clinical Training Coordinator – Project Life, San Diego, CA

    Workshop (B) “Understanding Oppression"
    Presenter: Choya Adkinson-Stevens - Equity & Inclusion Coordinator Oregon Coalition Against Domestic& Sexual Violence, Portland OR

    12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m.  Box Lunches provided (included in registration fee)

    1:00 – 2:30 p.m.  Break-out Sessions

                                   Workshops (A) & (B) repeated

    2:30 – 2:45 p.m.  Break

    2:45 – 4:15 p.m. Panel Discussion:

    Moderator:      
           Jamie Justice, MSW - Director, Salt Lake Area Family Justice Center

    Panel Participants:    

           Nellie Arrieta, LCSW - Community Organizer and Mental Health Clinician

           Brian Parnell, MSW - Domestic Violence Program Administrator
                 Utah Department of Human Services, Division of Child and Family Services

           Susan Reimer, CSW - Utah Pride Center

           Faeiza Javed, LCSW - Clinical Director, South Valley Services

    4:15 p.m. Closing


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    • 06/21/2018
    • 8:00 AM - 9:45 AM
    • Division of Youth Services, 177 West Price Ave. (3610 S, just off West Temple), Salt Lake City, Utah 84115

    The political environment has changed dramatically as a result of the 2016 election cycle. This session will provide an overview of the repercussions for issues that impact sexuality and gender. Additional attention will address considerations and future strategies for dealing with these issues.

    Presenter:  Cliff Rosky, Professor, College of Law, University of Utah


    Parking is permitted anywhere in the parking lot. Enter the building through the main entrance, which is by the flag pole in the circular driveway. From there, there will be a receptionist or signage to point you in the right direction.  This location is accessible for anyone with limitations of physical mobility.

     

    CEU’s have been approved for all in-service programs by Utah NASW and are free for Guild members & $5 for non-members

     

    Most in-service meetings are video taped and posted on the Guild website for member-only access. CEU’s are available for on-line viewing of in-service sessions.

Past events

04/19/2018 Promoting Change in Religiously Conservative Communities
04/07/2018 Plan B Theatre - Jump - Note: 2nd Sat.
03/15/2018 Check Your Competencies at the Door; Spark Your Growth
03/11/2018 Salt Lake Acting Company - Hir - Play & Salon
03/03/2018 Plan B Theatre - The Weird Play - Note: 2nd Sat.
02/15/2018 Bleached: Beyond White-Washed Trans Narratives
01/26/2018 Suicide Prevention (note different location)
12/07/2017 Clinical Challenges & Obstacles in Working with Transgender Clients - NOTE: 1st Thursday
11/16/2017 Intersexions of Sexuality and Gender
11/11/2017 Plan B Theatre - The Ice Front - Note: 2nd Sat.
10/19/2017 Best Practices for Clinical Work With Sexual Orientations and Sexual Identities
10/19/2017 Best Practices for Clinical Work With Sexual Orientations and Sexual Identities
09/21/2017 Gender Fluidity: Systemic and Therapeutic Considerations When Working with Children, Adolescents, and Families
07/16/2017 Saturday’s Voyeur - Salt Lake Acting Company
06/15/2017 Polyamory Panel
06/02/2017 Hope & Resilience: Reducing Interpersonal Violence for Sexually & Gender Diverse Individuals
05/18/2017 Family Acceptance Project
04/20/2017 Addictions
03/31/2017 Workshop: Increasing Clinical Competency: Ethical Approaches for Working Across the Spectrum of Gender
03/25/2017 Not One Drop - Plan B Theater Company World Premier
03/16/2017 Understanding Porn Addiction: A Sex Positive Approach to Problematic Sexual Behavior
03/05/2017 Harbur Gate - Salt Lake Acting Company - DATE CHANGED
02/18/2017 Virtue - Plan B Theater World Premier
02/16/2017 White Privilege
01/27/2017 Queer Theory and You: the Intersection of Gender, Race, and Class
12/01/2016 Helping Gender and Sexually Diverse Individuals Respond Effectively to Rejection
11/17/2016 Transgender Medical Issues
10/20/2016 Lessons to Learn From Couples Who Stay Together During Gender Transition
09/15/2016 Gender Fluidity: Systemic and Therapeutic Considerations When Working With Children, Adolescents, and Families
06/16/2016 LGBTQ Guild: Working With Youth In Families When Parents Are or Have Come Out
06/05/2016 Utah Pride Parade - March with Us!
06/03/2016 Utah Pride Festival - Volunteers Needed
05/19/2016 LGBTQ Guild: Special Issues For Sexual Minorities Within Plural Families
04/21/2016 LGBTQ Guild: The Impact of Sexual Trauma on Sexual/Gender Identity & Expression
04/09/2016 LGBTQ Guild: Kingdom of Heaven - Plan-B Theatre World premier by David Evanoff & Jenifer Nii
03/17/2016 LGBTQ Guild: Mixed Orientation Marriages
03/05/2016 LGBTQ Guild: Based On A True Story - Plan-B Theatre World premier by Elaine Jarvik
02/27/2016 "Streetlight Woodpecker" by Shawn Fisher (World Premiere) - Salt Lake Acting Company
02/18/2016 LGBTQ Guild: Co Creating A More Inclusive Culture For LGBTQ Affirming Therapists
01/08/2016 LGBTQ Guild: Multicultural Counseling Competence
12/03/2015 LGBTQ Guild: Living Openly ‘Out’ As LGBT Within Communities of Faith
11/19/2015 LGBTQ Guild: Open Discussion - Managing client reactions to the recent LDS Church policy decision
11/14/2015 "Tribes" by Nina Raine - Salt Lake Acting Company
10/15/2015 LGBTQ Guild: Addressing Personal Biases With Self-Compassion
09/17/2015 LGBTQ Guild: Emerging Trends in the Languages of Sexual/Gender Identities
06/18/2015 LGBTQ Guild: Aging Within the LGBT Community
05/21/2015 LGBTQ Guild: Current Issues Facing LGBTQ Adolescents
04/16/2015 LGBTQ Guild: Working With Couples When A Partner Comes Out As Gay/Lesbian, Bisexual, or Transgender
04/11/2015 LGBTQ Guild: PLAN B Theatre Company - PILOT PROGRAM (2nd Sat)
03/19/2015 LGBTQ Guild: Understanding the Lives of Individuals Who Are Intersex
03/14/2015 Ethical Strategies for Dealing with Sexual/Gender Orientation and Religious Conflicts: Healing the rifts within our community and profession.
03/07/2015 LGBTQ Guild: PLAN B Theatre Company - A/VERSION OF EVENTS (1st Sat)
02/19/2015 LGBTQ Guild: Understanding Islamic Teachings & Traditions About Gender Identity & Sexual Orientation
01/09/2015 LGBTQ Guild: Sex Trafficking (note: 2nd Friday)
12/13/2014 LGBTQ Guild: PLAN B Theatre Company - CHRISTMAS WITH MISFITS
12/04/2014 LGBTQ Guild: BDSM: Beyond 101 - Addressing the Intricacies of Kinky Sex (note 1st Thurs)
11/20/2014 LGBTQ Guild: The Impact of Recent Court Rulings & Legislative Actions
10/16/2014 LGBTQ Guild: Responding to Homeless LGBT Youth
09/18/2014 LGBTQ Guild: Building Bridges: An Update on the Group of 8 Dialogue Process
06/19/2014 LGBTQ Affirmative Therapy: Tips For The Therapist Who Identifies As 'Straight'
05/15/2014 Emotionally Focused Therapy For Same Sex Couples
04/17/2014 Compassion Fatigue
03/20/2014 Monthly In Service Meeting
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