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Parent Support Group

RAISING YOUTH ON THE GENDER SPECTRUM

INTRODUCTION

Are you stuck trying to understand ways in which you can support your loved one who is part of the LGBTQ+ community? Do you want to learn more about LGBTQ+ resources and topics?

MISSION

This group will provide a safe, inclusive space for parents of LGBTQ+ individuals to explore resources, understand LGBTQ+ topics, develop healthy relationships, and gain insight into how to better support their loved ones.

  • Sexual Orientation vs Gender Identity
  • Ways to support your loved one
  • Mental health
  • Creating a safe space
  • Communication
  • Relationship building
  • Family dynamics
  • Discrimination
  • Community Resources
  • Grief
  • A safe, inclusive environment
  • Understanding LGBTQ+ topics
  • Being open to new perspectives
  • Access to group and individual therapy
  • Connection and support from clinicians and peers
  • Evidence-based practice approaches to understanding your child's LGBTQ+ identity

GROUP MEETINGS

Us 2 Behavioral Health Care Clinic

Bi-weekly | Mondays from 5:30 - 7pm

Bring paper and writing material

Based on insurance and ability to pay

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FACILITATOR

Isaac Kabacinski

 

MSW, APSW | He/Him/His

While completing his master's degree in social work from UWGB, Isaac began working with the LGBTQ+ community as an intern at the Pride Center on campus. Since then, Isaac has worked with the LGBTQ+ population and youth in various settings from events he coordinated at the LGBT+ Center in Marinette to an intensive outpatient program and outpatient clinics. Isaac believes the LGBTQ+ group for parents is essential to building a healthier, supportive family system and community.