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Out in the Open Conference – 2017

03/31/2017 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

| $175.00

The University of Kentucky College of Social Work in collaboration with the University of Kentucky LGBTQ* Resource Office will be holding the 2nd annual ''Out in the Open'' Conference: LGBTQIA Issues for Behavioral Health and Other Helping Professionals on March 31, 2017. This innovative conference will provide a variety of workshops designed to provide additional knowledge and awareness to behavioral health and other helping professionals. We will incorporate a panel discuss to serve as a platform for bringing together diverse voices within the LGBTQ communities and allies. Through this line-up of master presenters, panelists and much more, the goal of this conference is to encourage open conversations and open minds through gained knowledge of LGBTQIA topics.

Geared for professionals at the basic, intermediate, advanced and clinical levels, this conference will offer topics including: LGBTQ 101, Transgender Experiences, Talking to Youth about LGBTQ Issues , LGBTQ Healthcare Considerations, Gender Variance, Intersectional Identities, and Cultural Competency.

Continuing Education Units

Approved for to 7.0 credit hours by the Association of Social Work Boards, Kentucky Board of Social Work, the Kentucky Board of Psychological Examiners, the Kentucky Board of Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselors, the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapist Board, and KY Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist.



$75 NON-CE Registration Track

*Register by calling Christina Gevedon at 859-257-2035.

$50 COSW Faculty/Staff/Student Rate

*Register by calling Christina Gevedon at 859-257-2035.

*Price includes 7.0 hours of continuing education as well as lunch.

Live Course Information

All participants will receive their certificates of completion 7-10 business days after the conclusion of the conference in order for UK CE Program verification of attendance of all sessions. In order to receive your certificate of completion, each participant must sign in and out of each session and turn in a completed evaluation form for each session. Participants must attend the entirety of each live session and complete the workshop evaluation form to obtain full credit.

Course Duration

8 hours and 30 minutes

Continuing Education Coordinator

Christina Gevedon


Christinia Gevedon, Event Organizer, LGBTQA Out in the Open Conference 2017


9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Christina Gevedon


Indian Wesleyan Education Center
2530 Sir Barton Way
Lexington, KY 40509 United States
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