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Deaf GLBT Support Group

Comments OffBy | Jun.22, 2009 | Filed in: Therapy

This FREE confidential group will be open to all Deaf who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender. No one will be identified as HIV– or + and you do not have to be a client at MCC. The group’s facilitator (LBSW) is hearing but is fluent in American Sign Language. This group will consist of up to ten (10) participants who may join at anytime during the 8 week group duration. Participants will sign agreement of confidentiality upon entering the group meeting.

Montrose Counseling Center
401 Branard, Houston, Texas 77006

Day: Every other Thursday
Time: 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Date: Beginning June 4, 2009
Duration: 8 weeks
Contact: Leann Randolph
Email: interpreters@montrosecounselingcenter.org
Video Phone: 832.413.6192
website: www.montrosecounselingcenter.org


About

Billy Koch, a deaf professional who works in the IT industry, currently works for The Methodist Hospital System for MITIE as a IT Project Coordinator. Billy has over 15 years of IT experience behind him. Billy is the son of a deaf parents, and has a deaf brother as well. He grew up in a mainstream program with no deaf education program. He was first exposed to the deaf culture when he attended Gallaudet University for his Bachelors from 91-96. Billy has a MBA from West Texas A&M, and is currently the Executive Director of Greater Houston Deaf Connections, a non-profit organizations that focuses on education, advocacy, and support for deaf and hard of hearing people. He is an aspiring guy who wants to also educate the community of what they can do and what they can achieve.


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