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SPRINGFIELD — The Phoenix Center will be hosting training sessions on working with the LGBTQ community on Friday, Sept. 20. From the Facebook event:
This training is for people working in direct service jobs who want to better understand LGBTQ terminology and culture. Topics included: LGBT specific terminology, understanding what it means to be transgender and the process of transitioning, implicit bias and microaggressions, medical disparities, and what you can do to create a welcoming environment. This training is 4 CEUs for social workers, therapists, counselors, psychologists, nurses, and teachers.