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Women are Different Webinar Series: The LGBTQ Woman

Women are Different Webinar Series: The LGBTQ Woman.

March 28, 2019 2:00 PM EST


The purpose of this webinar series is to explore the cultural implications of women with substance use disorders. This series will provide providers with information and skills to Encourage, Empower and Engage women in treatment and recovery support from a cross- cultural perspective.


  • Develop culturally relevant understanding of women from diverse cultures with substance use disorders.
  • Develop provider awareness of what impacts one’s decisions, biases, and world view and willingness to receive information, adapt and alter attitudes when working with women
  • Identify specific effective cross-cultural strength-based approaches to working with women in treatment and recovery.
  • Build cultural competency

 Webinar Series Focus:

1.     History of Women and SUD

2.     African American Women

3.     Caucasian Women

4.     Hispanic/ Latino Women

5.     Native American Women

6.     LGBTQ Wo

Presenter: Adrienne Michelle

Adrienne Michelle, LMFT is a therapist, educator, and speaker who speaks worldwide about how business, agencies, and health care professionals can be more inclusive and competent when working with LGBTQ+ communities. She has been featured in the New York Times, as well as a guest on the critically acclaimed podcast, “Therapy for Black Girls” in which she continues to advocate for mental health in queer communities by incorporating gender and sexuality into the conversation of mental health. Aside from therapy and speaking; Adrienne lives in NC with her partner and is a queer-black-feminist, advocate, runner, Janet Jackson fan and dog mom.






Starts: Mar. 28, 2019 2:00 pm
Ends: Mar. 28, 2019 3:00 pm
Registration Deadline
March 28, 2019
Event Type
Webinar/Virtual Training
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