Our next meeting will be
Thursday, October 15, 2015
Planning for February 2016 Workshop
Peer consultation group – preparing clients for the holidays
All members are welcome to attend!
8:00am – 9:30am
UMKC Administrative Center
5115 Oak Street
Brookside Conference Room, 2nd Floor
Kansas City, MO 64112
Visit Calendar of Events for more information on location and parking
OUR MISSION STATEMENT
The LGBT-Affirmative Therapists Guild of Kansas City is a community-based, grassroots organization of licensed mental and medical healthcare professionals, as well as students-in-training. We share a collaborative commitment to make affirming culturally competent healthcare available for all sexual and gender minorities based on the premise that LGBT and heterosexual identities are equally valid.
Our purpose is to:
A) Promote the improvement of mental and medical healthcare services for LGBT individuals and their relationships.
B) Create an active network among LGBT-affirmative healthcare professionals and students to empower, educate, & enhance professional growth.
C) Provide consumers and practitioners with referral and information resources related to LGBT concerns.
D) Maintain our professional responsibilities to multicultural competence by embracing a commitment to:
-Speak out against inaccurate and harmful information pertaining to LGBT individuals, their lives, and their relationships.
-Take an active role in guaranteeing an affirming healthcare environment for LGBT individuals and their families.