CEU Opportunities

allyship for therapists:
Supporting lgbtq+ clients in a clinical context

Thursday, September 27th | 9am to Noon | Youth Services of Glenview Northbrook | $45

Presented by Lizzy Appleby, this comprehensive workshop provides an overview of sexual and gender identities, as well as the specific challenges experienced by LGBTQ+ individuals. This workshop provides information about identity development, current language, best practices for working with LGBTQ+ clients, and tools for therapists to engage clients in exploring their sexual or gender identity.

Register to attend today! Seating is limited!
*Social workers and counselors are eligible to receive 3 CEUs.*

About the Presenter
Lizzy Appleby, AM, LCSW, is Youth Program Manager at Youth Services of Glenview Northbrook. She works with youth and adults to co-create meaningful, sustainable change. She believes in the power of storytelling, relationships, and youth-led movements. She is a strong facilitator who uses popular education approaches to evoke individual knowledge and experiences for the benefit of the group. 

It Takes A Village: 
Supporting Families of Young, Elementary, Adolescent, and Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders-An Innovative, Research and Evidenced Approach

Friday, October 5th | 9 am to 3 pm | Temple Jeremiah | $75

This session examines issues impacting families with children, adolescents, young adults and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Participants will learn how to access and identify evidence-based strategies and a variety of resources for these age groups. A specific evidence-based, family centered empowerment model for families of all ethnic, racial, socio-economic status and diverse cultural groups will be presented. 

This full day session includes dynamic multimedia presentations on prevalence, early identification, screenings, screening tools, diagnosis, and evidence based practice methods. After diagnosis, cultural differences and considerations, as well as 

the impact of the diagnosis on the family throughout the life cycle will be presented through lecture, videos and case presentations. Strategies for working with individual providers, schools and community systems will also be considered. Participants will be taught how to empower families to create a team and support family health.

Register to attend today! Seating is limited!
*Social workers and counselors are eligible to receive 5 CEUs.* 

About the Presenters
Kathy Gould, MSCP, is Program Manager of Illinois Autism Partnership at Easterseals assisting school districts to develop capacity to successfully educate students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). She was State Director of Illinois Autism Training and Technical Assistance Project (IATTAP), a statewide initiative funded through Illinois State Board of Education from inception in 1998 through its close in 2014. She holds a MS in Counseling Psychology from Chaminade University and presents in Illinois and nationally to schools and families on ASD. Kathy is recipient of the 2014 Autism Society of America Dr. Cathy Pratt Autism Professional of the Year Award.

Laura Wald, MSW, LSW, has focused the majority of her forty year career as a social worker and educator with expertise in Autism Spectrum Disorders. Her particular focus has been complex issues facing families of children with autism and strategies to establish a positive and inclusive quality of life. She is a frequent presenter on family therapy and developmental disabilities for state and national conferences (Council for Exceptional Children/Division of Early Childhood). She has also served as an instructor at Erikson Institute on this topic. She also lectures for the School of Social Service Administration/University of Chicago in their professional education workshops.

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