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Understanding & Supporting LGBTQ Older Adults in Sussex County, DE: A Needs...
Wed, March 29, 2017, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM EDT
The purpose of this workshop and presentation is to give you an overview of the unique challenges faced by LGBTQ older adults, and to start a discussion about the things we can all do to be more sensitive to the needs of this population. The second part of the workshop will inform of the needs of the LGBTQ aging community in Sussex County, DE.
Our first goal is to increase awareness and empathy for the issues and needs of LGBTQ older adults.
Secondly, we will provide concrete suggestions for making services welcoming to older adults who are LGBTQ.
Our final goal is to focus on the needs of the LGBTQ aging community in Sussex County, DE using the CAMP Rehoboth Needs Assessment as a tool for better understanding our local community.
This is a free workshop hosted and facilitated by CAMP Rehoboth and is open to professionals that work with or would like to learn about the LGBTQ aging community and the special needs of this community in Sussex County, DE.
Two Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will be offered by NASW for those with a LCSW who attend the workshop.