LGBT-Affirming Therapist Guild

Upcoming events

    • 12 Feb 2019
    • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    • UMKC Administrative Center at 5115 Oak Street in the Brookside Conference Room.
    Registration is closed

    Lunch and Learn CE Event

    *Box lunch will be provided*

    This presentation will include:

    - Important terminology for clinicians to know

    - The Medical Model & Transition

    - Letter Writing for Interventions

    - Other Advocacy Roles for Therapists

    Presenter bio:

    Emily Foltz, LPC is a Licensed Professional Counselor working in the Kansas City, Missouri area. She is a graduate of Oklahoma State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism & Broadcasting - Public Relations, and holds a Master’s in Professional Counseling from Texas Wesleyan University. Emily completed a year-long fellowship in 2015 at the Transgender Institute to gain experience and expertise with transition. She has worked closely with the KU Medical Center Transgender Clinic and other hormone therapy providers in the Kansas City area. Emily teaches as an adjunct at Rockhurst and Avila Universities, and has been a guest speaker for student organizations at UMKC and Rockhurst, and has led trainings with the Olathe School District Middle School Counselors. She hopes to help contribute to normalizing gender nonconforming, transgender, and nonbinary identities through her work as a therapist and educator.

    • 12 Mar 2019
    • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    • UMKC Administrative Center at 5115 Oak Street in the Brookside Conference Room.

    Lunch and Learn CE Event

    *Box lunch is included*

    Becoming a Resilient Leader:

    This is an introduction to a brain-based leadership model that takes both a reflective and practical approach to cultivating leadership skills in five key areas of functionality. In this introductory session we will be begin examining relationship and leadership mindsets. Interested participants will be invited to continue the journey by participating in a leadership series designed to cultivate resilient leaders.

    About Michelle Graff:

    Michelle is the owner and executive officer of Cultivating Human Resiliency, an organization that provides professional training and organizational development services for human service organizations.  Michelle has worked with children and families impacted by trauma for more than twenty years in a variety of capacities, including professional and program development and agency leadership. Michelle is also an experienced trainer and consultant utilizing her expertise in child welfare, organizational leadership and trauma informed care. She has worked with human service leaders both locally and nationally to cultivate resiliency and improve outcomes for children and families.

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