Time: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST
# of CECs: 1

Webinar Description:

LGBTQI inland refugee claimants experience multiple stresses while seeking refuge in Canada. Many claimants show up in therapists’ offices presenting with clinical issues that may not be familiar to Canadian therapists.  In this webinar, Mego will present and discuss common clinical issues that are relevant to this vulnerable population. He will suggest and reflect on best clinical practices to enhance therapeutic outcomes with clients. 

Presenter: Mego Nerses

Mego is a Registered Psychotherapist (CRPO) in private practice. He provides individual, relationship, and sex therapy in English, Arabic and Armenian. He is specialized in the mental health of LGBTQ+ refugees and asylum seekers who flee violence and persecution to find refuge in Canada. Mego received 2017 Humanitarian award by the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association for his contributions to the wellbeing of LGBTQ+ refugees. Mego has also co-authored publications focused on LGBTQ+ refugee mental health, trauma and social justice. 

Intersections of Clinical Issues: LGBTQ Refugee Claimants

  • December 5, 2019
  • Online