Affirmations Hosts ‘Clinical Issues & Sexual Orientation’

BTL Staff
By | 2013-11-14T09:00:00-04:00 November 14th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Ferndale’s Affirmations hosts “Clinical Issues & Sexual Orientation – A Training for Therapists” this weekend. The event, open to both professionals and students, will give an overview of working with LGBT people. Affirmations is hoping to see social workers, licensed counselors, psychologists, physicians and more at the event.
Various clinical educators, including metro-Detroit’s Jay Kaplan, JD, will be on hand to dicuss various topics. Some points of dicussion include clinical concerns over stigma, the stages of coming out, and more. Lunch, refreshments, and training materials will be provided.
The event is held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 15 and 16. Affirmations is located at 290 W. Nine Mile, Ferndale. Admission into the seminar ranges from $95-185. For more information, visit

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