610 Valley Health Plaza, New Jersey, Paramus 07652
Workshop participants will gain critical skills, tools, knowledge, and connections to help lead and support efforts to create more inclusive environments for lesbian, gay, bisexual, pansexual, transgender, non-binary, queer, and questioning youth in schools. Participants will learn ways to support the mental and physical health of LGBTQ youth and increase their cultural competency around working with transgender and non-binary youth. The new NJ Inclusion curriculum bill with be discussed with best practice suggestions for schools For questions about registration and continuing education, please contact Kyla Smith at KylaS@CarePlusNJ.org or (201) 265-8200 ext. 5228. Jennifer Velten, LAC works for Care Plus as a Trauma clinician and trainer for the past year and currently serves on the N.J. Traumatic Loss Coalition for Youth as a Lead Responder for Bergen County. Jennifer is a certified in TF-CBT and trained in EMDR. Jennifer has a history working in the private therapeutic school sector as a counselor and has extensive knowledge and training experience on inclusive LGBTQ resources. She has offered practical and interactive professional development to create gender- and LGBTQ-inclusive schools for the past 5 years.