Reaching Out: Spirituality and the LGBTQ COmmunity

6/07/2018 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Sponsor: Suburban Temple - Kol Ami
Event: Reaching Out: Spirituality and the LGBTQ Community
Address: 22401 Chagrin Blvd
Beachwood, OH 44122
Contact: Lori Rosenberg 216.556.4070
CEU's: 5
Cost: $36.00 - $54.00

Thursday, June 7, 2018 – Caring for the Mind, Body, and Soul
A full day continuing education program for social workers, case managers, psychologists and other helping professionals to increase their understanding and sensitivity to the distinct needs of the LGBTQ community.

Keynote Speaker: Rabbi Sue Levi Elwell
Rabbi Elwell has been teaching and writing about Jewish women’s history and feminist spiritually for the past 20 years. She is the Founding Director of the American Jewish Congress Feminist Center in Philadelphia and a co-editor of The Lesbian Rabbis: The First Generation. 
  
Featured Speaker: Dr. Henry Ng
Dr. Ng is the director of internal medicine and pediatrics at MetroHealth. In 2007 he founded MetroHealth's PRIDE Clinic, focusing on care for the LGBTQ community.

Tentative breakout session topics will include:
• Health Care Disparity
• End of Life Care
• LGBTQ Terminology & Sensitivity
• Health Policy Impacts & Discrimination