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    April 13, 2022: LGBTQ+ Inclusivity and Visibility- Tips and Insights for the Workplace

    Date: April 13, 2022, 8:00am – 9:00am
    Kim Bailey: VP of Professional Development
    Members: No cost
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    Meeting Agenda:

    7:55 - 8:00 – Announcements

    8:00- 9:00 Presentation

    This presentation gives insight to the LGBTQ+ community and the nuances that make it unique. We will discuss the importance of history, inclusivity, and the power of visibility and how this translates to the workplace.

    • Identify some of the different labels within the LGBTQ+ community.
    • Learn ways to be mindful of language and maintain inclusivity in relation to the LGBTQ+ community.
    • Gain knowledge of different aspects of the LGBTQ+ population and their historical rise to visibility.

    Register in advance for this meeting:

    After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


    Our speaker:  Monique Engberg, MS, QMHP

    Monique Engberg worked with the public in a variety of ways. She was previously was a Legal Advocate and Children’s Sexual Assault Counselor with the YWCA for 4 years. She is well versed, trained, and educated in the Neurobiology of Trauma, Crisis Trained through Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault (ICADV/ICASA), and held committee chair positions for many LGBTQ+ Committees and organizations. Monique is currently a therapist at Stepping Stones of Rockford, assisting clients with any and all mental health/wellness needs. She holds her Bachelors of Fine Arts and Masters of Science in Psychology.

    **Continuing Education Credits from SHRM and HRCI are in the process of being approved**