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2.75 CE Credits for Counselors, Social Workers and Psychologists
Ohio Nursing Board accepts CE credits from these boards


Includes training, 2.75 CE credits and light refreshments

1:30 pm-2:00 pm, Registration
2:00 pm-3:30 pm, Presentation
3:30 pm-3:45 pm, Break
3:45 pm-5:00 pm, Presentation
CE Credits offered for segments in italics.

Please verify that your board accepts CE credits from Ohio CSWMFT or from APA. You must SIGN iN and SIGN OUT to receive CE Credits.

CSWMFT board allows partial credits but APA does NOT. Psychologist MUST attend the ENTIRE program to receive any CE Credits.

The Center for Balanced Living is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Center for Balanced Living maintains  responsibility for this program and its content.

The Center for Balanced Living is approved by the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker & Marriage and Family Therapist Board to offer continuing education for counselors and social workers. Provider #RCS110301

(CE hours awarded for sessions with dark background on schedule below)
Full attendance is required and an evaluation must be completed. Certificates will be provided.
Ohio counselor and social worker credits will be entered in CE Broker.

There is no known commercial support nor any conflicts of interest for the program, content, or speaker.


Friday, August 23, 2019
2 pm-5 pm

The Center for Balanced Living, 8001 Ravines Edge Ct, Columbus OH

The LGBTQ+ community is growing both in size and visibility. This introductory training will provide you with the knowledge, skills, and behaviors needed to best serve this community. Differences between sexual orientation, sex assigned at birth, gender identity, and gender expression will be discussed. Health disparities experienced by the LGBTQ+ community will be highlighted. Lastly, we will share tips on how best to provide culturally humble and culturally competent care to this community.

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Presenter: Ramona Peel, MA
As the Lead Trainer for The Institute for LGBTQ Health Equity, Ramona is directly involved in The Institute’s education, research, and community engagement programs. She collaborates on creating The Institute’s training programs, and leads the delivery of training to internal and external audiences. As Trans Health Navigator, Ramona is a resource and an advocate for trans and gender non-conforming clients at Equitas Health clinics in Columbus and Dayton. Ramona also is a Political Science instructor, and currently teaches at the Newark branch of The Ohio State University.

Ramona has 15 years of classroom teaching experience, and her work was recognized by the Ohio State University Political Science Department, which awarded her Henry R. Spencer Award for Distinguished Teaching in 2004. Her varied background and experience also includes social science research, broadcasting, journalism, and activism. In addition, her lived experience as a trans woman informs and enriches her work in training and clinic environments.

 Ramona has a B.A. and M.A. in Political Science from Western Washington University, where she graduated Cum Laude in 1997. She lives in the Clintonville neighborhood of Columbus and has two wonderful, supportive children.