Kevin Lyness, MFT Program Director and Applied Psychology Chair, and Caitlyn Burns and Marie Lariviere, MFT PhD students, presented at the Groves Conference of Marriage and Family, “Caring for Each Other: Family Caregiving Across the Generations,” in June 2018.
Caitlyn Burns, AUNE Marriage & Family Therapy PhD Student, presented a logic model of a group called Rural Outright. Rural Outright is a program in Claremont, NH, that provides support, advocacy, and community resources for LGBTQIA+ children, teens, and adults. This organization has been creating and sustaining community events and way to provide education on LGBTQIA+ issues and experiences and links LGBTQIA+ community members with events and opportunities in the larger LGBTQIA+ community. The program operates under a larger organization in Claremont called TLC, which provides services for families, and Rural Outright was developed to meet the unique needs of rural LGBTQIA+ individuals and families.
Marie Lariviere was a presenter on a panel: “A Conversation about Religion, Spirituality, and Caring,” and Kevin Lyness provided the conference summary, “Conference Summary & Wrap-Up Discussion.”