June 2021 ONLINE Presentation
Friday, June 25, 2021
9:00 am-11:00 am
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Dr. Mimi Hoang, PhD
More and more youth are coming out as bisexual, pansexual, queer, or sexually fluid (AKA "bi+"), yet are less likely to be out to classmates, teachers, or families, and are more likely to be bullied, threatened or harassed than gay/lesbian youth, sometimes even by their own romantic partners. This sets an greater impetus for teachers, mentors, and health care providers working with LGBT+ youth to gain knowledge about the intricacies of bi+ identity development, to improve awareness of incidents of biphobia and bi erasure, and to learn what it takes to truly be an advocate for bi+ young people.
At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:
- Have a basic understanding of the current terms and definitions and bi+ identity. development stage models and Hoang’s congruence model for bi+ youth ages 12-24.
- Identify sociocultural issues of biphobia and bi erasure for youth.
- Identify the psychosocial concerns specific to bi+ youth.
Mimi Hoang, PhD, is a nationally-recognized psychologist, educator, and activist specializing in the LGBTQ+ and Asian Pacific Islander communities. Since the 1990s, she has co-founded three organizations in Los Angeles for bisexual, pansexual, fluid, and other nonmonosexual (bi+) individuals, authored multiple publications, and earned a seat at the landmark 2013 White House Bisexual Community Roundtable which ranked her as “One of the Most Significant Women in the Bisexual Movement.” She currently works as a Staff Psychologist at Loyola Marymount University Student Psychological Services, Clinical Supervisor of the LGBTQIA+ Affirmative Therapy Center at Airport Marina Counseling Service, and as a consultant/trainer on diversity issues. Dr. Mimi also serves on the LACPA Diversity Task Force.
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Licensed Therapists, Associates, Students, & Related Professionals
Friday, June 25, 9:00-11:30 am
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11:00 Meeting Ends
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$25 for LA-CAMFT Members
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$35 for Non-Members
2 CEUs Provided
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Registration CLOSES Thursday, June 24th at 10 pm.
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CAMFT Approved Continuing Education Provider 59450. This course meets the qualifications for 2 continuing education credits for MFTs, LPCCs, and/or LCSWs as required by the California Association of Marriage Family Therapists. Participants will receive an evaluation form as part of the sign in/out form and must complete form at the conclusion of course in order to receive CE.
Refund policy: 48-hour notice required for refund of fee minus $5.00 administrative cost. Exceptions can be made for 48-hour notice in cases of emergency. Contact Di Wilson, Course Organizer, at NetworkingChair@LACAMFT.org.
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