Intro to LGBTQ+ Allyship
in Therapy Practice:
2-Hour LGBTQ+ Training
Online Live Webinar: Real-Time, Interactive Continuing Education Training
Intro to LGBTQ+ Allyship in Therapy Practice is a 2-hour long workshop that provides participants with a basic understanding of sexual orientation and gender identity. Through this workshop, participants will learn about the lived experience of LGBTQ+ people, research-supported best practices, and how they can better support the LGBTQ+ community as an active ally.
This training meets the 2-hour LGBTQ CEU requirement for all DC Licensed Social Workers.
Course Level: Beginner
Target Audience: Social Workers, Licensed Professional Counselors, Psychologists, Addictions Counselors, other mental health professionals
Date: Saturday, May 7, 2022
Time: Sign-In: 9:30am EST – Workshop: 9:45am-12:00pm EST
Location: Online, Live, Real-Time & Interactive Webinar via Zoom – Category I CE Credits for Maryland Social Workers (same as in-person!)
Cost (includes 2.0 CE Credits):
$39 early registration through April 30, 2022
$45 after April 30, 2022
$30 per person Group Registration for groups of 3 or more (Click HERE to register a group)
Presenter: Gregory A. Brightbill, MBA, MEd
CE Credits: 2.0 Live Interactive Online CE Credits
Maryland CEU Institute is an approved provider through the ASWB ACE approved provider program.
Maryland Social Work Category I CE Credits (same as in-person)
**DC Social Work LGBTQ CE Credits
See below for credit details
**Meets DC Board of Social Work LGBTQI Course Requirements!
Gregory Brightbill, MBA, MEd
Gregory A. Brightbill (pronouns: he/him/they) is the owner of Bright Baltimore, LLC, a training and consulting company located in Baltimore, Maryland, specializing in LGBTQ+ advocacy and allyship. In addition to his work at Bright Baltimore, Greg works full time at the University of Maryland, Baltimore as an Associate Director in Student Affairs where he supports the educational, professional, and identity-based needs of health and human services students pursuing graduate and professional degrees. Additionally, Greg serves as the Vice-Chair of the GLSEN Maryland Board of Directors, an education and advocacy organization specializing in the needs of k-12 Queer youth in the Maryland Schools. Greg’s education includes a Bachelor of Science in psychology, a Master of Education in college student personnel administration, and a Master of Business Administration. Furthermore, Greg is currently in the candidacy phase of his Doctorate of Education in Higher Education Leadership degree while he writes his dissertation titled: A Grounded Approach Campus Climate Model for Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Students in Graduate and Professional Education.
After attending this course, participants will be able to…
Identify the basic terms included in LGBTQ+
Differentiate between gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation
Recognize gender-neutral language and pronouns
Apply basic best practices for LGBTQ+ inclusion
Show a better understanding of the LGBTQ+ identity and experience
CE CREDIT INFO
Maryland CEU Institute, #1816, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Maryland CEU Institute maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 05/04/2022 – 05/04/2023. Social workers completing this course receive 2.0 continuing education credits.
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New Jersey accepts only individual approved courses/conferences (see more information under Maryland Social Work Accreditation)
New York does not accept ASWB ACE provider or course/conference approval.
*West Virginia accepts ACE providers and courses for programs offered outside the state or through distance learning.
ADDITIONAL CE ACCREDITATION
2.0 Category I Maryland Social Work CE Credits
Maryland CEU Institute/Optimal Life Solutions, LLC is an approved sponsor of the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners (under the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene) for continuing education credits.
MD Social Work Credits are also accepted for:
Maryland Licensed Professional Counselors
Maryland Licensed Psychologists
Maryland Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists
Maryland Addictions Counselors
Maryland CEU Institute are also approved for credit through the DC Board of Social Work.
*New Jersey regulations state that credits are accepted for attendance at programs or courses approved by boards that license social work practice in other states: one credit for each hour of attendance. Additional information can be found here. Chapter 13:44G-6.4 C11
PLEASE NOTE: Even when a social work board accepts courses offering ASWB ACE credit, licensees are responsible for determining whether courses meet the CE requirements in their jurisdictions. States and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether any individual course may be accepted for credit. We strongly suggest that licensees contact their individual licensing boards to review continuing education requirements for licensure renewal.
We do our best keep our information current, but state laws sometimes change without notice. Please remember it is your responsibility for interpreting your state’s laws, licensure requirements, course relevancy and all requirements for your state.
Course Interaction & System Requirements:
This live webinar is fully interactive. Attendees may ask and answer questions throughout the presentation and participate in instructor-led discussions.
Minimum System requirements:
An internet connection – broadband wired or wireless (3G or 4G/LTE)
A computer or device to watch AND listen to the training as well as type questions or responses into the Zoom chat function (view full list of compatible devices and supported operating systems
Speakers and a microphone – built-in, USB plug-in, or wireless Bluetooth
A webcam or HD webcam – built-in, USB plug-in, or:
View the FULL LIST of compatible operating systems and system requirements.
Course Completion Requirements:
To earn CE Credit attendees must fulfill the following:
Login to the training (Zoom) on time and ensure that you first and last name are showing in Zoom (message staff if unsure or need help).
Complete a separate Virtual Sign-In Sheet by training start time (link provided in Zoom).
Attend training in full and participate.
Complete online evaluation at conclusion (link provided in Zoom with 15 minute timeframe to begin or complete eval).
If all of the above criteria are met your CE certificate will be emailed to you within 7 days of training completion.
Refund and Cancellations:
To request a refund or cancellation please submit the required information through our Contact page. Please visit our Terms of Service for full refund and cancellation policies.
Complaints or Grievances:
All complaints or concerns must be submitted in writing by:
Submitting a Contact Form
Emailing concerns to firstname.lastname@example.org
An email will be sent to acknowledge receipt and complaints will be responded to within 30 days. For full MD CEU Institute Grievance policy information visit our Terms of Service page.