Strong Minds Strong Kids, Psychology Canada presents "Fostering a connection with your LGBTQ2+ youth"
This Wellness Webinar is meant for caregivers and School Staff. During the presentation, you will learn the essential vocabulary when speaking about LGBTQ2+ issues (e.g., the difference between gender identity and expression) and microaggressions experienced by LGBTQ2+ youth. In addition, tips and tricks will be provided to help you initiate and feel comfortable conversing about their most common issues, discussing sensitive topics (e.g., transition), and what are best School practices.
Date: January 25th, 2023
Time: 12pm-1pm ET
Expert Panelist: Dr. Nicolás Francisco Narvaez Linares, Ph.D.
Dr. Nicolas F. Narvaez Linares is a registered Pediatric Psychologist with the provinces of Ontario and Québec offering services to the Ottawa-Gatineau region in both official languages and Spanish. He completed a Bachelor of Sciences (B.Sc.) in Psychology with a specialization in neuroscience and his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology with a specialization in neuroscience at the University of Ottawa. During his Ph.D, he specialized in child, adolescent, and family services. He completed his training in different Hospitals, School Board, and Community Centers in Clinical Psychology, School Psychology, and Clinical Neuropsychology. He completed his pre-doctoral internship at the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board and post-doctoral training in Clinical Neuropsychology at the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO). He currently splits his time between the public and private sectors while teaching at the University of Ottawa. He provides intervention services for anxiety and mood disorders, suicidality, LGBTQ+ issues and male/men sexuality and toxic masculinity.