- LGBTQ+ and Suicide Prevention
January 22, 2018
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
This training will focus on the LGBTQ+ population and the increased risk for suicide, how to better support these individuals and their loved ones in accessing care and treatment, differences in acceptance and tolerance, the history and evolution of language in the LGBTQ+ community, sexuality issues and gender specific issues, and their impacts on mental health. There will also be discussion about Grassroots “Safe Space” certification program and initiative to create a more culturally competent community and more safe spaces for LGBTQ+ individuals in Howard County.
For more information about this training session, contact Katie L. Dant, LCSW-C, Assistant Director of Crisis Services at Grassroots, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 410-531-6006 x761.
Note that Blue Rock Productions will be recording training session so that Grassroots can make it available as an online resource.
Venue: Non-profit Center
The Howard County Nonprofit Center includes offices for the Howard County Housing Commission, HopeWorks, Association of Community Services of Howard County, Bridges to Housing Stability, Camp Attaway, Compass, Inc., Heritage Housing Partners, Howard County Autism Society, READY, Howard County EcoWorks, United Way of Central Maryland and Volunteers of America. The Association of Community Services has been working with the Howard County Housing Commission to improve access and coordination through shared quarters at the Nonprofit Center for providers of human services. The address is 9770 Patuxent Woods Drive, Suite 200, Columbia, MD 21046.