The staff at Bilerico was tipped off to a wonderful workshop happening in a few weeks at the University of Indianapolis. It's good to see workshops on these issues; I've heard stories that GLB issues are occasionally seen as unimportant by some up-and-coming therapists. While it's not a huge rally, or a dicey political situation, these events represent real progress.
"Understanding and Ethically Treating Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Clients"
Keynote Speaker: Simon LeVay, PhD
Panelists: Julia Lash, PhD; Chris Falley, LMFT; Jean Capler, LCSW
Friday, Nov. 13, 2009, Schwitzer Student Center, University of Indianapolis, Banquet Room A
Sponsored by the University of Indianapolis School of Psychological Sciences Registration
Details about the event after the jump.
The University of Indianapolis is holding a Continuing Education workshop on "Understanding and Ethically Treating Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Clients" on Nov. 13th, 2009 from 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. There will be a Keynote speaker, Dr. Simon LeVay, and three panelists who are clinicians in the area (Dr. Julia Lash, Chris Falley, and Jean Capler). They will address the following topics: The Biological Basis of Homosexuality, Coming Out Issues, Same-Sex Couples Therapy, and Ethical Considerations in Providing Affirming Services to GLB Clients.
The Keynote Speaker, Dr. Simon LeVay is a University of Cambridge graduate and has taught at Harvard Medical School. LeVay is author or co-author of 10 books, including The Sexual Brain, Queer Science, and the textbooks, Human Sexuality (3rd ed., 2009) and Discovering Human Sexuality (1st ed., 2009). He is a brilliant speaker and has aired on Oprah, Nightline, CNN, and the Daily Show.
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