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The ABCs of LGBT: Learning Language and Inclusive Practices in Work with LGBT Families
Thu April 13, 2017: 11:00 am-12:00 pm EDT
About this Webinar
This 60-minute webinar is Part 1 of a 2-Part series focusing on inclusive practices in working with LGBT youth and families.
This webinar provides an introduction focusing on the language, terms, and background pertaining to the LGBT community, and offers insight and guidance in working with this population.
Watch the archived recording of Part 2 focusing on transgender youth and their development on the event page here!
Jenifer McGuire, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Family Social Science at the University of Minnesota.
She studies the well-being of young people who identify as transgender with a specific focus on ways that family environments can best support healthy development.
CE Credit and Certificate of Completion Information
UT Social Work CEUs for this event have been renewed and are available! To take advantage of these updated offerings, please provide your feedback via this EVALUATION.
Social Work, Licensed Professional Counselors, and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists: Programming approval for CE credits has been obtained for Social Work, Licensed Professional Counselors, and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists from the UT Austin Steve Hicks School of Social Work. **Note: Eligibility for CE credit expires on May 30, 2023.
Certificates of completion are available also for providers interested in documenting their training activities.
For questions about continuing education opportunities, email MFLN FD at email@example.com.
- Watch the Webinar Recording | YouTube Replay
- Webinar Slides| PDF
- Webinar Slides| SlideShare
- Helping Families Support Their Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Children| PDF Article
- LGBTQ-Inclusive Curricula: Why Supportive Curricula Matter| PDF Article
- Terminology| PDF Handout
- MFLN FD LGBTQ+ Webinars| PDF 1-Pager
The original webinars aired in 2017. We acknowledge language, resources, and research has continued to evolve to be more inclusive and encompassing. These webinars were created as foundational professional development for providers. Select continuing education credits have been renewed for obtaining CE credit for archived viewing.
MFLN Family Development will be continuing our commitment to inclusive and equitable programming as we work towards future programming on the topic of LGBTQ+ support and education.