Inclusive Consultation & Training

Presentations and Training Sessions for Companies, Businesses and Non-profits in Chicago

Offsite Training for Cultural Competence

LifeWorks staff members are experienced presenters who can bring engaging and thought-provoking education and training to your group or organization. This type of learning forum can help teams and groups in companies and non-profit organizations become more culturally competent and address important issues with compassion, objectivity and creativity.

  • Address changing social and cultural norms and expectations
  • Developing new awareness, language and sensitivity
  • Expand knowledge, skills and attitudes
  • Support improved engagement with marginalized communities

Selected Training Topics

Presenters from LifeWorks have unique expertise in a variety of areas and can provide tailored in-services, workshops or other services for your organization or company on topics such as:

  • Working with LGBTQ+ Clients and Their Families
  • Cultural Humility: Privilege Power, Systemic Racism, Cultural Bias & Social Justice
  • Gender Identity Development and Coming Out
  • Gender & Ethics
  • Trans & Gender Non-binary 101 for School Personnel
  • Gender & Intimate Relationships
  • Becoming a Poly-friendly Therapist
  • Parenting in Consensually Non-Monogamous Families
  • Becoming a Kink-affirming Healthcare Provider
  • Consent — What Is It and Who Gets to Say
  • Deep Democracy: Working with Marginalized Experiences & Identities
  • Relating to Differences in Our World: Multiculturalism and Diversity in Teams & Groups
  • Relational Awareness
  • Dance & Movement in Psychotherapy

CE credits for mental health professionals are available. To learn more about what we can offer you and your team, contact Essie Shacher-Hill, LCSW, Programs Manager.

In-House Training at LifeWorks

Green House cohort meets virtually
A Green House cohort meets virtually.

The Green House

In 2015, LifeWorks developed The Green House Program. A part-timepaid, post-graduate psychotherapy training fellowship, this 12-month mentoring program is for recent grads, newly licensed clinicians, and others.

The Green House program is geared specifically to professionals who want to develop specific therapeutic skills & cultural competence with clients including those who actively identify as or are exploring sexuality, erotic identity, gender and non-normative relationship configurations such as:

Professional Affiliations and Partners

Talk to us about your training needs.

Let's talk about your Organizational Consulting & Training needs. Call us at (847) 568-1100 today or write to Danielle Carlson, LMFT, our Director of Training.

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