Parent & Professional Institute


*Schedule is subject to change and all conference programming, included meals, is open to registered attendees only.
7:30 a.m – 1:30 p.m.   Registration
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.   Opening Session
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.   Break
10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.   Workshop Session One
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.   Resource Fair/College Fair/Job Fair
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.   Complimentary Lunch
1:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.   Workshop Session Two
3:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.   Workshop Session Three
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.   Complimentary Dinner
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.   Evening Programming (TBA)




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The Models of Pride conference includes three workshop sessions where you can choose between dozens of workshops in a wide range of content areas. Below is the list of this year’s workshops for the Parent & Professional Institute.

  • Advocating for LGBTQ Immigrant Youth's Rights
  • Asexuality For Parents & Professionals
  • Beers & Queers: Understanding Substance use in LGBTQ youth
  • Beyond Safe Spaces: Tools for Parents and Caregivers
  • Creating Bias-Free Classrooms: Stopping Homophobia
  • Developing Critically Engaged Student Leaders
  • Embracing Our Scars: Self-Harm 101
  • Fat & Happy: Empowering Youth of Any Size
  • From Negativity to Positivity: How to Support Yourself and Your Child
  • Making Inclusion Reality: Implementing California’s Comprehensive Sex Ed and LGBTQ History Laws
  • NB 101: The Basics of Nonbinary Identity
  • OUT for Safe Schools™: What Does it Mean to Be an Active Adult Ally?
  • Parenting the Trans Teen: What Happens After Transition Starts
  • Partnering With Educators To Create LGBTQ-Positive, Gender-Expansive Schools And Classrooms
  • Post-Transition: How You and Your Child Will Make it Through
  • PrEP/PEP: Options for HIV Prevention
  • Resist & Persist: Advocacy in Systems of Care
  • Stuck in the Middle? Faith, Family, and Your LGBTQ Child
  • Talking with LGBTQ Teens: Keys to Communication
  • Teaching Tolerance and Respect in the Classroom
  • The Parent's Point of View: From Coming Out to Becoming An Ally
  • Unleashing Empowerment: Helping LGBTQIA Youth Activate their Inner-Queer Superhero
  • Ver Película: Ojos Que No Ven/ Movie Screening: Eyes That Do Not See
  • Want to Connect w/ LGBTQ+ Youth? Try YouTube.
  • What You Don't Know About Your Child's Identity


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Continuing Education

If your profession or employer requires Continuing Educating Units (CEUs), the Parent & Professional Institute at Models of Pride is an unparalleled opportunity to earn the credit. The Parent & Professional Institute is approved for CE credits up to 5.45 hours for CA LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and LEPs. Breaks, lunch, resource fair, dinner, and post-conference lounges are not eligible for CE credit. Details will be updated in the coming weeks.

Provider meets all applicable local, state, and federal standards, including the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), 42 U.S.C. §§ 12101-12213 (2008).


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Los Angeles City College


Saturday, October 19, 2019


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