Trainings and Professional Development

Looking for something specific and not on our list? We specialize in trainings on mental health as well as LGBTQ+ topics. Please reach out to us at info@colorsplus.org and we can tailor a training specific to you and your organization/school needs. We are excited to hear from you!

  • PRISUM through Cleveland State University- “Snapshot of LGBTQ+ Youth: Mental and Physical Health”

    • Learn about Mental Health and Physical Health Disparities in the LGBTQ+ Community

    • Focus on Special Populations within the LGBTQ+ Community

    • Breaking Down Barriers to Seeking Help

    • Advocating for the LGBTQ+ Population

    • Mental Health Resources

  • Avery Dennison- “Lunch and Learn: LGBTQ+ Snapshot”

    • Learn about Mental Health and Physical Health Disparities in the LGBTQ+ Community

    • Focus on Special Populations within the LGBTQ+ Community

    • Breaking Down Barriers to Seeking Help

    • Advocating for the LGBTQ+ Population

    • Mental Health Resources

  • Cleveland Leadership Center- “Mental Health and Self-Care”

    • Overview of the Importance of Mental Health

    • Self-Care and Why It’s Important

    • Healthy Self-Care Activities

    • Mental Health Resources

  • BBB- “Minority Mental Health in the Workplace: How to Have Positive Mental Health Discussions and Advocate for Minorities (LGBTQ+ and BIPOC)”

    • Shedding light on mental and physical health disparities that minority employees experience

    • Advocating for your LGBTQ+ and BIPOC employees

    • Creating a supportive environment

    • Mental Health Resources

  • John Carroll University- “Considerations when working with LGBTQ+ Folx for Mental Health Practitioners”

    • How to Be a Visible Ally and Advocate

    • Minority Stress

    • Breaking Down Barriers for LGBTQ+ Folx

    • Mental Health Resources

  • Geauga County Domestic Violence Coalition- “LGBTQ+ Snapshot”

    • Learn about Mental Health and Physical Health Disparities in the LGBTQ+ Community

    • Focus on Special Populations within the LGBTQ+ Community

    • Breaking Down Barriers to Seeking Help

    • Advocating for the LGBTQ+ Population

    • Mental Health Resources

  • Plexus- “Plexus Connects with Colors+”

    • Overview of Colors+

    • Learn about Mental Health and Physical Health Disparities in the LGBTQ+ Community

    • Focus on Special Populations within the LGBTQ+ Community

    • Breaking Down Barriers to Seeking Help

    • Advocating for the LGBTQ+ Population

    • Mental Health Resources

  • Fairview Park City Schools- “LGBTQ+ Youth and Schools”

    • Learn Mental and Physical Health Disparities for LGBTQ+ Youth

    • The Impact of 2020 Current Events

    • Barriers for LGBTQ+ Youth

    • How to Advocate and Support LGBTQ+ Youth

    • Mental Health Resources

  • LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland- “Mental Health First Aid”, “Mandated Reporter Training”, and Trans In the CLE Event “Breaking Through Barriers”

    • To reduce stigma related to mental health

    • To learn about LGBTQ+ health disparities

    • To learn how to identify risk factors for poor mental health and the warning signs of a mental health crisis

    • To develop skills to understand and respond to signs of a person experiencing a mental health problem or crisis.

    • Shedding the stigma

    • Overcoming obstacles

    • Building emotional strength

    • Mental Health Resources

  • IABBB- “What’s in a Pronoun?”

    • Understanding Pronouns and Why they are Important

    • Understanding the Difference Between Sex, Gender, and Gender Expression

    • Disparities that LGBTQ+ employees experience

    • The Importance of Affirmation

    • Advocate Organizationally

    • Mental Health Resources

  • Lorain County ESC- “SafeZone” and “LGBTQ+ Snapshot”

    • Awareness and knowledge of gender/sexuality (your own included!)

    • Learn about Mental Health and Physical Health Disparities in the LGBTQ+ Community

    • Focus on Special Populations within the LGBTQ+ Community

    • Breaking Down Barriers to Seeking Help

    • Advocating for the LGBTQ+ Population

    • Mental Health Resources
       

  • University Hospitals Pediatric Psych Dept- "SafeZone+"

    • Safe Zone training including physical, mental health, and medical statistics and information about LGBTQ+ youth

  • Cuyahoga Falls School District- "SafeZone+ for Schools"

    • Safe Zone training including the following information tailored to your school needs:

      • Awareness and knowledge of gender/sexuality (your own included!)

      • Learn about Mental Health and Physical Health Disparities in the LGBTQ+ Community

      • Focus on Special Populations within the LGBTQ+ Community

      • Breaking Down Barriers to Seeking Help

      • Advocating for the LGBTQ+ Population

      • Mental Health Resources

  • Clearview Schools- "LGBTQ+ Snapshot"​​

    • Learn about Mental Health and Physical Health Disparities in the LGBTQ+ Community

    • Focus on Special Populations within the LGBTQ+ Community

    • Breaking Down Barriers to Seeking Help

    • Advocating for the LGBTQ+ Population

    • Mental Health Resources

Upcoming Trainings/Panels

  • Lorain County ESC- “SafeZone” and “LGBTQ+ Snapshot”

  • NEOEO Day- “LGBTQ+ Snapshot”

  • CIT Officer Training presented by the ADAMHS Board of Cuyahoga County

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