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Create a Welcoming Workplace | EAP Conference

EAP Conference

CREATE A WELCOMING WORKPLACE

Join us as we explore in the first hour of this conference what it means to be neurodiverse. Neurodiverse individuals bring unique strengths that contribute to the workplace and benefit the employees. We will discuss key strategies and accommodations to support neurodiverse team members and explore tools for organizations, managers, and co-workers to cultivate a culture of inclusion. The second hour traces the LGBTQ+ community’s history of exclusion and discrimination and explores the importance of inclusion. We will discuss practical ways of creating LGBTQ+ inclusive workplaces and communities. 

Check-in begins at 8:00 a.m. and a light breakfast will be included.

8:30 – 9:30 a.m. – Neurodiversity in the Workplace – facilitated by Emily White
9:45 – 10:45 a.m. – Workplace Inclusivity and the LGBTQ+ Community – facilitated by Grace Wenk

Registration closes on 5/17/2024.

Below are your free registration options for this event:

Presenters

  • Emily White, LMSW, BCBA, LBA

    Emily is a Licensed Master Social Worker and Board Certified Behavior Analyst. She completed her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Grand Valley State University and Master’s in Social Work from Western Michigan University before completing her education through the Florida Institute of Technology and becoming a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. Emily specializes in utilizing behavioral interventions and parent training to address ADHD, anxiety, autism and depression.
  • Grace Wenk, LMSW, MPA

    Grace is a graduate of Indiana University and has also earned Master’s degrees in Clinical Social Work and Public Administration from Grand Valley State University. Her professional experience includes individual clinical practice within inpatient and outpatient settings. As a licensed clinical therapist, Grace has a passion for working with clients on a variety of issues including anxiety, codependency, eating disorders, sexual identity issues, social phobia, and trauma. She primarily employs cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), narrative theory, and feminist theories of clinical practice.

Location Details

Pine Rest Postma Center, Building C, Entrance C2
300 68th Street SE
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