How to Improve Services to LGBTQI Clients from
All Cultural Backgrounds
Please join JFCS East Bay’s Prevention and Early Intervention Program for a panel presentation on providing culturally sensitive practices in serving clients identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, and intersex (LGBTQI).
The presentation will include information on:
- “Coming Out” vs. “Coming Around.”
- The mental health impact of life stressors specific to LGBTQI refugees and immigrants.
- Understanding liberty within different cultures and religious approaches.
- Enhancing our self-awareness and tolerance by thinking about our personal biases as providers.
- Cory Nyamora, Psy.D., is a clinical psychologist who provides psychological services to LGBTI individuals. He has primarily worked with LGBTI people of color and immigrants of all ages and at all stages of identity formation.
- Paul Asfour, M.A., is the organizer and facilitator of Gay Middle Eastern Men’s Group, a support group for gay men of Middle Eastern origin .
- Rhina Ramos, M.Div, is the Director of California Programs at GSA Network. She is also an ordained minister with the United Church of Christ and the founding pastor of Ministerio Latino, a Spanish-speaking open and affirming Latino immigrant congregation in Oakland.
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
10am to 12pm
JFCS East Bay
1855 Olympic Blvd., Suite 200, Walnut Creek
RSVP to Sohi Lachini, Psy.D., at firstname.lastname@example.org
and inquire about parking