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Mental Health Academy: Sex & Gender Issues
Friday, August 24, 2012 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM (CDT)
This seminar will cover a variety of topics concerning sex and gender issues, such as sexual addiction, suicide prevention for LGBT youth, resources for transgender populations, sexual behavior in older adults, and sexually transmitted diseases. Not only will these courses discuss the issues at hand, but they will also provide resources and potential prevention and treatment options for your clients.
General Outline (6 hours of coursework):
8:00 am Registration
8:30 Sexuality and Aging
9:45 Ethics: Shame, Guilt, and Identity
10:45 LGBT and Suicide Prevention
1:00 Transgender Issues
2:15 Pornography & Sex Addiction
3:15 Update: STDs, HIV, and AIDS
Registration includes CEUs and Lunch
6 CEUs pre-approved for nurses thanks to UT Martin College of Nursing.
6 CEUs pre-approved for LPCs thanks to TLPCA.
6 CEUs pre-approved for LCPTs thanks to TAPT.
6 CEUs pre-approved for ACLF/RHA administrators.
6 CEUs pre-approved for Social Workers thanks to NASW-TN.
A Certificate of Attendance will be provided for professionals needing contact hours.
For more information, download the seminar brochure here.
When & Where
Mental Health America of Middle Tennessee
Mental Health America of Middle Tennessee (formerly known as the Mental Health Association of Middle Tennessee) is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization that has been providing services to the Middle Tennessee community for 65 years. Our mission is to connect the community with specialized mental health and wellness resources, provide services that improve the quality of life, and promote effective services where mental health needs exist.
Over the years, MHAMT has worked diligently to educate all members of our community about how to attain good mental health. We share our message of hope for mental wellness to tens of thousands of individuals annually.
By being a frontline resource for the community, MHAMT is in a position to identify important mental health needs in Middle Tennessee, and then often facilitates the development of programs to meet those needs or enhance resources to address service gaps.