10:00 AM10:00

Webinar: The Other One Percent: Counselor Knowledge, Awareness, and Skills for Work with Asexual Identified Individuals

This webinar will start by briefly reviewing foundational concepts related to asexual identities, sexual normativity/privilege, and common misconceptions about asexual populations. Then the bulk of the workshop will discuss what recent literature and the robust asexual online community tells clinicians about needs of the population and the assessments and interventions that will be useful when engaging in "ace"-affirming practice.

Anyone may attend this workshop.



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to Jun 10

Illuminate 2017

Last spring, President Obama proclaimed June as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month. This summer, we invite you to join ACA in the nation’s capital, June 8–10, 2017, for Illuminate—an innovative counseling symposium focused on serving the needs of the LBGTQ community, and those who work with members of the LGBTQ community.

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1:30 PM13:30

IALGBTIC Transgender Kids; Treating and Assessing Gender Dysphoria

This workshop will focus on the growing trends in gender dysphoria in children and adolescents. The emphasis will be on the assessing GD and some of the signs. It will also focus on contemporary language used when working with children and adolescents who may identify a having GD. 

This program is Co-Sponsored by the Illinois Counseling Association. 
ICA has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 2014. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. ICA is solely responsible for all aspects of the program. CEs for Counselors and Social Workers are issued under IDFPR license 159.001342 CEs for Psychologists issued under IDFPR license # 268.000065. CEs for Marriage and Family Therapists issued under license # 168.000228. 

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to Nov 6

2016 Transgender Mental Health Symposium: Trans*Sexuality

The Psychotherapy Center for Gender and Sexuality (a division of the Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy) is proud to announce its 5th Bi-annual conference Trans* Sexuality. This clinical conference which will explore the intersections of trans, sex, sexuality, psychotherapy and psychoanalysis.

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5:00 PM17:00

An Evening At Ravinia - Join Counselors for a Social and Cultural Networking Event

A Counselor Summer Fun Networking Event. Free to ICA members and one guest. $10 deposit to reserve each lawn ticket (refunded at the gate). Food provided and please bring your own lawn chairs and drinks. Registration available until 7/29/2016.

Featuring the music of Judy Collins:
"Sendin the Clowns"
"Both Sides Now"
"Turn, Turn, Turn"

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7:00 PM19:00

Illinois Association For LGBT Issues in Counseling Social Gathering

The Executive Board for the Illinois Association For LGBT Issues in Counseling will be gathering for dinner and drinks, come and socialize!

We would like to get to know people, discuss the vision for the organization, and share information about a training opportunity in June.

Questions: Please contact Missy Lugo at 708.692.9288

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to Apr 3

ACA Conference & Expo

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Held in partnership with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA), the ACA-CCPA 2016 Conference & Expo will take place March 31–April 3, 2016, in Montréal, QC, Canada, at the Palais des congrès de Montréal/Montreal Convention Center. (Pre-conference Learning Institutes will be held March 30–31, 2016.)

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