December 1, 2021 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Virtual Event
Evolve Treatment Centers

How to Support LGBTQ+ Youth and Their Mental Health

Monthly Community Workshops for Parents and Families

Presenter, Joseph Remaley, LCSW, will discuss the different identities that fall under LGBTQ+ during this webinar and why the labels and words teens and parents use around gender, sexuality, and gender identity are incredibly important. Joseph will also talk about the associated increased risk of mental health for LGBTQ+ teens. Finally, Joseph will offer suggestions for what parents can do to support teens questioning their identity and sexuality, aid in teens as they come out, and how to be an LGBTQ+ ally.

This workshop is free and open to the community. Registration required. If you cannot attend live, you can still sign up and Evolve Treatment Centers will send out a recording of the workshop after the event.

Presented by: Joseph Remaley, LCSW, Clinical Program Director, Evolve Mount Helix

Joseph is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. He earned his bachelor’s in psychology from San Diego State University (SDSU) and his master’s in social work (MSW) from the University of Michigan. At the University of Michigan, Joseph was named a Detroit Clinical Scholar for working with underserved populations in Michigan. Joseph has worked in various clinical settings, including residential treatment, emergency and medical settings, and inpatient psychiatric care. While working in residential treatment, Joseph has held many roles, including counselor, adolescent therapist, and transition coordinator focusing on work with the Transitional Aged Youth (TAY) population. Joseph uses evidence-based practices when working with clients and families and has experience with cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), TF-CBT, solution-focused therapy, motivational interviewing (MI), and psychoeducation.

Evolve Treatment Centers offers events throughout the year for parents, families, and other community members who would like to learn more about mental health topics so they can best support their teens and improve family dynamics.

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