Idaho Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues in Counseling

IALGBTIC Workshops and Events

Upcoming Workshops:

The Idaho Association for LGBT Issues in Counseling is offering a Four (4.0) Ethics Continuing Education Hours Training! 

The LGBTQ+ Safe Space Train the Trainer Curriculum is designed to train helping professionals to educate counselors and other helping professionals with the issues related to the ethical treatment of individuals and groups who identify as LGBTQ+ and their allies. Though the class is oriented toward helping professionals, it is open to anyone with a sincere desire to learn about these issues and join the IALGBTIC Safe Space Training Committee.

Credits will be awarded by the Idaho Counseling Association, and Continuing Education Provider approved by the National Board for Certified Counselors. 

When: Saturday, November 4, 2017 from 12pm - 4 pm
Where: Idaho State University - Meridian Campus: 1311 E. Central Dr., Meridian, Idaho 83642
Cost: $40.00 (scholarship available, contact


Jamie Lange M. A. Comm, M. A. Coun., LPC, NCC - IALGBTIC President
Megan Brown, M. Coun., LCPC, NCC - IALGBTIC Safe Space Training Committee Chair
Christine Tolman, LPC - IALGBTIC President Elect

Objectives of the program:

1. Understand heterosexual and cisgender privilege
2. Increase awareness of life experiences of LGBTQ+ people
3. Increase knowledge and understanding of LGBTQ+ people and issues
4. Identify ways to provide safe space and break down the barriers for LGBTQ+ people
5. Identify resources available for LGBTQ+ individuals.
6. Prepare participants to offer Safe Space Trainings to counselors and other helping professionals.


To register for this Training (including 4 ETHICS CEUs), or for more information

IALGBTIC offers LGBTQ+ Safe Space Trainings. The training helps counselors and other helping professions respect diversity of clients to help them work more effectively and empathically within the identity of the client. The training focuses on creating a deeper understanding of people who identify within the LGBTQ+ community. Learning objectives include:

  • Understand heterosexual and cisgender privilege
  • Increase awareness of life experiences of LGBTQ+
  • Increase knowledge and understanding of LGBTQ+
  • Identify ways to provide safe space and break down the barriers for LGBTQ+
  • Identify resources available.

Safe Space Training at About Balance Mental Health. March 7th and March 28th. This training is not open to the public and only About Balance employees. If your place of work is interested in a Safe Space Training, please contact email the IALGBTIC Training Committee. We look forward to hearing from you!

Upcoming Events:

Queer Community Clothing Drive

Idaho Association of LGBT Issues in Counseling is hosting a Queer Community Clothing Drive and you are invited! This event is designed to hold a safe space for folks to come try on, check out, and take home clothing that helps them feel true to their identity! We are here to create a welcoming and inclusive environment for the Treasure Valley's queer community!Saturday September 30th at The Community Center: 1088 N. Orchard St. Boise, Idaho 83706: FREE, FREE, FREE! Donations wanted! Email

Past Events:

Free Clothing Event for the Trans Community
  • Thursday March 3rd 6:00 to 8:00 pm
  • The Community Center: 280 N. 8th St. Suite 130 (enter on Bannock St.) Boise, ID
  • IALGBTIC has collected gently-used clothing, bras, new underwear, and shoes.
  • We will be hosting a free clothing event at The Center in a safe space for all trans* identified individuals to try on clothes and take us much as you like! Please join us!
  • More Information
Aydian Dowling Trans Advocacy Event at Idaho State University
  • Thursday February 25th 2:30-4:30
  • Idaho State University in Meridian 1311 E. Central Drive Meridian, ID

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