About this Event
Friday, June 24, 2022 | Cost $79 | 3 CEUs |
Workshop: Risk and Protective Factors for Depression among LGBTQ Youth
Facilitator: Tonya M. Logan, LICSW, LCSW-C
Total CEUs: 3
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, intersex, asexual/aromantic/agender (LGBTQIA) youth are more likely to experience poor health than their heterosexual or cisgender peers. Supporting the health of LGBTQ youth has usually involved trying to understand and reduce factors that increase their risk. Less attention has been paid to protective factors—the characteristics, conditions, and behaviors that directly improve positive health outcomes or reduce the effects of stressful life events and other risk factors. Come have an open discussion and we will learn more from one another!
- Participants will discuss the differences between equality and equity including health disparities.
- Participants will differentiate between implicit and unconscious bias as well as consider various forms of microaggressions.
- Participants will consider options for increasing safety and inclusivity for LGBTQIA+ youth.
- Participants will discuss various scenarios and offer suggestions on how each client was treated fairly and what could have been more helpful in order to engage them more fully.
Tonya M. Logan, LICSW and LCSW-C, has over 30 years of professional clinical experience working with those managing conflict and trauma. A native Washingtonian, she received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Virginia and her master’s degree in social work from the University of Maryland at Baltimore. Ms. Logan spent the bulk of her career, in D.C. and Maryland, working with biological and foster parents by securing permanency via reunification, adoption, or independent living. She was the clinical director of a program which provided in-home services to families at-risk of abuse and/or neglect in an attempt to strengthen and stabilize them so they would be diverted from the child welfare system. Ms. Logan was a contractor with an organization in which she facilitated 10-week grief groups for those impacted by homicide following her certification as a grief recovery specialist. She transitioned to being the supervisory social worker in a non-public school for students diagnosed with learning differences, emotional challenges, ADHD, and/or autism.
Ms. Logan is the Founder and CEO of Kayla’s Village, begun in July 2007, which strives to be the premier provider of innovative seminars and supportive resources for individuals, families, professionals, and communities. Additionally, she is a clinician providing counseling to individuals and couples and on the Advisory Board of the Center for Infant and Child Loss. Ms. Logan is an active church member of Trinity AME Zion Church and published author, “Mommie’s Bright Sunshine,” speaking to the reality that we can move beyond our trials, tragedies, and trauma without allowing it to define our future. She is the parent of two children, one by adoption and one by birth, and has hosted two exchange students. Obviously, Ms. Logan tries to tailor her life to help others in need.
The Institute for Mastery and Intergration has partnered with Kayla’s Village Training Synopses to provide this training. This program is approved by Maryland Board of Social Work Examiner for 3 continuing education units.
This CE is offered via live Zoom meeting. You will receive handouts and the Zoom link by separate email 2 -3 days before the presentation. Please plan to login by 8:45 AM to check-in. We will start promptly at 9:00 AM