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Tue, Jun 11


Online Live Instruction

LGBTQIA+ Community & Culture- An Introduction for Mental Health Professionals

Facilitated by: Ayanna Moore-Ellis, MHC-LP ( She/Her/ They/Them) & Jillian Martino CAT-LP ( She/Her/ They/Them)

LGBTQIA+ Community & Culture- An Introduction for Mental Health Professionals
LGBTQIA+ Community & Culture- An Introduction for Mental Health Professionals

Time & Location

Jun 11, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM EDT

Online Live Instruction

About the event

This training was created in celebration of pride month to help providers understand and support people of many identities with compassion and care.

This introductory course outlines parts of the LGBTQIA+ culture, commonly used terms, the importance of allyship & the important role of the mental health provider.

Participants will learn:

  • Learn more about the LGBTQIA+ culture as well as key terms and acronyms.
  • How to use inclusive language through pronouns & avoid misgendering.
  • Learn more about allyship and how to be an ally in and outside of the office.
  • Learn more about the role of the mental health provider in support of LGBTQIA+ clients.

PSI - Advanced Training Approved.

ASWB Approved!

*For Groups and more information, contact Dr. Nouna Jalilzadeh at or  516-900-6636

Helping Hands Psychotherapy, LCSW, PC is recognized by the NewYork State Education Department as an approved provider of continuing education by the State Boards of Social Work for licensed social workers #SW-0567, Mental Health Practitioners for licensed mental health counselors #MHC-0202, and Psychology licensed psychologists #PSY-0074.

Helping Hands Psychotherapy, LCSW, PC, Provider #1944,, is approved as an ACE provider to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education Program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. ACE provider approval period: [05/05/2024 - 05/05/2027]. Social workers completing this course receive [1] total credits, including [1][Social and Cultural Competence] continuing education credits.


4:00pm-4:10pm Introduction to terms and Speaker Bio

4:10pm-4:20pm Coming out and Gender Identity v Sexual Orientation

4:30pm-4:40pm The Parental Experience

4:20pm -4:40pm Mental Health within the LGBTQIA+ Community/ Role of the Provider

4:40pm- 4:50pm Advocacy, Allyship and Support

4:50pm-5:00pm Debrief and Questions


  • Pride Month Free Registration

    No certificate will be provided, this is attendance only

  • Certificate for 1 hour CE

    Certificate for 1 contact hour of continuing ed




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