Presentations

    • testimonial - Mindfulness and Skills for Stress Reduction

      Mindfulness and Skills for Stress Reduction 

      Lots of folks experience stress and anxiety— yikes! While we can sometimes control our circumstances, other times we need to gain control over our state of mind. This workshop will teach three mindfulness skills you can practice to calm anxious thoughts and find a sense of ease and acceptance in the present moment. Presented by Sasha Strong, M.A., (they/them) of Brilliancy Counseling and QueerPDX.

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    • testimonial - Emergency Preparedness

      Emergency Preparedness 

      In this session, you will learn what it takes to be prepared for an emergency tomorrow by planning and preparing today. All of our needs are  unique, every individual can take steps to prepare for all kinds of emergencies by evaluating your own personal needs and making an emergency plan that fits those needs, so you and your loved ones can be better prepared.

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    • testimonial - Dating in 2018

      Dating in 2018 

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    • testimonial - Tax with Jax

      Tax with Jax 

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    • testimonial - Navigating Trans Healthcare

      Navigating Trans Healthcare 

      Understand the background on accessing healthcare as a transgender in the past to current. Share the experience of transitioning early in life versus as an older adult. Learn how to advocate for yourself and engage with clinical providers in which most have not served a trans elder (or did not know they were serving one). Explore how clinicians can engage with a trans patient and the correct language to use, how to gain their trust to better s

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    • testimonial - New Identities and Language

      New Identities and Language 

      What does "non-binary" really mean and how can we support non-binary members of our community?  And what’s the deal with pronouns? This workshop will explore the different ways people inhabit non-binary gender identities. It will discuss the traditional construction of a binary gender system and how some are living outside that system. I will present a variety of ways to support and engage with non-binary members in the community, including using pronouns appropriately. There will be plenty of time throughout the present

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    • testimonial - Living while Dying (film)

      Living while Dying (film) 

      Join filmmaker Cathy Zheutlin on a journey to discover how to comes to terms with mortality. In a world that sees death as something to vanquish, the 45-minute documentary Living While Dying presents an alternative: people living with terminal illness who greet the inevitable with courage, humor, creativity and acceptance. Though the subject is difficult, the film is surprisingly uplifting.

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    • testimonial - Breaking the Silence (Film)

      Breaking the Silence (Film) 

      Breaking the Silence," a documentary featuring the stories of some of Oregon's LGBTQ service members and veterans. This groundbreaking film explores the lives of five Oregon veterans, who not only served their country honorably, but were forced to serve in silence and at great risk to themselves, their careers and their families. Nathaniel Boehme (he/him/his) has extensive experience working with veterans and servicemembers and their families in crisis since 2012. He has managed and developed programs and provided direct

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    • testimonial - Staying Healthy and on Your Feet: Fall Prevention

      Staying Healthy and on Your Feet: Fall Prevention 

        Learn which factors are in your control and how to evaluate your needs, risks and what to do now for prevention.

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    • testimonial - Mindfulness Skills for Stress Reduction

      Mindfulness Skills for Stress Reduction 

      Lots of folks experience stress and anxiety— yikes! While we can sometimes control our circumstances, at other times we need to gain control over our state of mind. This workshop will teach three mindfulness skills you can practice to calm anxious thoughts and find a sense of ease and acceptance in the present moment. Presented by Sasha Strong, M.A., (they/them) of Brilliancy Counseling and QueerPDX.

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