[Bkn-school-of-education-csp-mhc] HRC All Children - All Families Training Oct 15-17

Raven Maldonado Raven.Maldonado at liu.edu
Tue Oct 8 10:59:44 EDT 2013

Dear students,

We encourage you to attend the All Children – All Families training co-sponsored by The Human Rights Campaign, Spence-Chapin, and the Downs Group LLC on October 15 – 17.   You can find all the details at   <http://%20www.spence-chapin.org/ACAF> http://www.spence-chapin.org/adoption-programs/countries/proxy/b2_acaf.php

The training is appropriate for those wanting to learn more about LGBT resources for families and youth.  Please see flyer attached and more information below.

Training Descriptions and Costs

October 15, 2013, 9:00 – 5:00: Basic LGBT Competency for Foster Care and Adoption Agencies.
This day lays the foundation for better understanding of LGBT people, covering terminology on sexual orientation and gender identity and expression, coming out, what it means to be an “ally,” and myths and realities of LGBT families.
Cost = $49

October 16, 2013, 9:00 – Noon: Creating Welcoming Environments and Effective Marketing and Recruitment Strategies for Prospective LGBT Parents.
During this half day-session, attendees learn how to effectively connect with the LGBT community, create a welcoming environment, and improve the odds that prospects turn into fostering and adopting parents.
Cost = $29

October 16, 2013, 1:00 – 5:00: Conducting Culturally Competent Home Assessments and Child Matching with LGBT Parent Prospective Parents.
During this half-day session, attendees learn more about what makes for an effective home study with LGBT prospects and how to create child – parent matches that last!
Cost = $29

October 17, 2013, 9:00 – 5:00: Ensuring the Safety, Permanency and Well-being of LGBTQ Youth in Care.
This day prepares child welfare professionals to deal more competently and compassionately with LGBT and questioning (Q) youth, understand the ways in which young people express their sexual orientation and gender identities, understand risk and protective factors, and develop strategies to ensure their safety, permanency and well-being.
Cost = $49

Take all three days of training and save over 23%!
Total cost for three days = $119

Raven Maldonado-Brown, M.S., LMHC
Academic Advisor
Dept. of Counseling and School Psychology
School of Education
Long Island University
1 University Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Ph: 718-488-1544
Fax: 718-488-3472
Raven.Maldonado at liu.edu<mailto:Raven.Maldonado at liu.edu>

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