LGBT-Affirming Therapist Guild


Welcome to Kansas City's chapter of the Healthcare Guild, a not-for profit a grassroots organization of licensed mental and medical healthcare professionals. The Guild offers support and resources for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, Inter-sex, Gender-Variant, 2-Spirit, Same-Sex attracted, Asexual, Allies and other sexual minorities. 
 

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OUR MISSION STATEMENT
The LGBT-Affirmative Therapists Guild of Kansas City is a community-based, grassroots organization of licensed mental and medical healthcare professionals, as well as students-in-training.  We share a collaborative commitment to make affirming culturally competent healthcare available for all sexual and gender minorities based on the premise that LGBT and heterosexual identities are equally valid.

Our purpose is to:
A) Promote the improvement of mental and medical healthcare services for LGBT individuals and their relationships.
B) Create an active network among LGBT-affirmative healthcare professionals and students to empower, educate, & enhance professional growth.
C) Provide consumers and practitioners with referral and information resources related to LGBT concerns.
D) Maintain our professional responsibilities to multicultural competence by embracing a commitment to:
-Speak out against inaccurate and harmful information pertaining to LGBT individuals, their lives, and their relationships.
-Take an active role in guaranteeing an affirming healthcare environment for LGBT individuals and their families.

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Roundtables

  • 16 Mar 2017 8:00 AM
    UMKC Administrative Center at 5115 Oak Street in the Brookside Conference Room
  • 18 May 2017 8:00 AM
    UMKC Administrative Center at 5115 Oak Street in the Brookside Conference Room
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