May 7, 2021 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Description: Becoming an agent of change and ally of LGBTQ+ students is an ongoing process of personal humility, compassion, and continual growth of knowledge. Join Dr. Briano in an interactive discussion and workshop module in looking beyond the rainbow. Learn more about the impact of mental health, how to incorporate inclusive practices, hear from students’ perspectives, and become part of the community in making microinterventions and macrointerventions for our LGBTQ+ students.


Facilitated by: Dr. Marcos Briano (he/him/el) is a clinician at Pasadena City College Personal Counseling and adjunct faculty at USC Rossier School of Education MFT program. He teaches graduate courses at USC, undergraduate at Cal Lutheran University. His clinical experiences span from K-12 schools and universities to community centers to acute psychiatric hospital within diverse and multicultural settings. His research/academic interests include advocacy for LGBTQ+ and Ally communities, qualitative research, application of professional ethics, and intersectionality with an emphasis in Latinx speaking communities. He is currently a board member of the California Psychology Internship Council, California Community College ​Mental Health & Wellness Association, and ECP member of LACPA’s Ethics Committee. He enjoys teaching golf at USC and group exercise classes at local gyms.


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