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November 2017 - Three Rivers District Update

Mary Abbott, LCSW

Hello Three Rivers District

I am writing this update ahead of the 2017 NASW-Illinois Chapter Statewide Conference, so I am hoping that I am able to connect and network those of you attending! 

I am looking forward to the event and am always excited for the opportunuity to increase my knowledge and improve my craft! 

With license renewal due this month, I am happy to be offering a FREE event for NASW members to meet the three-hour requirement for cultural competence. 

Please join me on November 3, 2017, from 10:00am to 2:00pm at Streamwood Behavioral Health Hosptial located at 1400 Irving Park Road in Streamwood IL 60107.

Lunch will be provided!


Click the above link to register.

The event title is : Affirming Social Work Practice with LGBTQ Children and Adolescence

Presenters: Nancy Mullen MSW - Executive Director, Youth Outlook  & Carolyn Wahlskog LCSW - Senior Program Manager, 360 Youth Services and Gender Programming Manager at Youth Outlook

The presentation will cover :

- Affirming LGBTQ and terminology

- Understanding spectums of gender identity , gender expression & sexual orientation

- Current trends and adolescent development in LGBTQ youth

- Understanding barriers and solutions when navigating healthcare and other systems especially for transgender and gender expansive individuals

- Reviewing case studies and client success stories

It is not too late to register! Onsite registration is also available! 

Welcome New NASW Three Rivers Members

-  Ann Kransdorf

- Sibil Kuruvilla

- Jennifer Martin

- John Matosian

- Megan Pagel

Posted on 10/19/17 at 03:02 PM


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