Community Resilience Practice for Trans Thriving
Transgender, nonbinary, and gender-nonconforming children and adults face intense stigma, marginalization and violence from every direction: from strangers, family members, service providers, and the highest levels of government. Yet, many of us manage to survive and thrive anyway. How? And how can we all - trans people, supportive community members, mental health providers and other professional helpers - better support trans thriving?
Researchers are beginning to examine factors that contribute to trans thriving, while of course trans communities have been developing and sharing resilien...Read morece practices forever. This session draws on both bodies of knowledge – the latest research on trans mental health and wellness, as well as the informally-shared accumulated wisdom of trans communities.
Participants will learn about the individual-, group-, and community-level factors that impact trans thriving, and the resilience practices at each of those levels that can support it. We’ll explore our particular roles as allies, advocates and accomplices to/with/in trans communities, and develop individualized action plans to build on known resilience strategies to better support trans friends, clients and community members. Less...
- Identify individual and community factors that contribute to resilience for transgender adults and youth.
- Explore participants’ particular roles as allies to trans clients and to the broader trans community (including how this is different depending on each participant's gender and other salient identities)
- Describe individual and community-level interventions to support trans resilience and thriving.
Tuesday, June 20, 2023
11:00 AM EDT - 01:00 PM EDTRegister for this Webinar
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About the speaker
David Shlasko, M.Ed.
11:00-11:10 (10 minutes) Agenda and Housekeeping
11:10 - 11:25 (15 minutes) Opening Activity
11:25 - 11:45 (20 minutes) Gender concept speed Review
11:45 - 11:55 (10 minutes) Resilience Factors
11:55 - 12:05 (10 minutes) Trans Community Strengths
12:05 - 12:10 (5 minutes) Individual Resilience Meets Community Strengths
12:10 - 12:40 (30 minutes) Scenarios practice
12:40 - 12:50 (10 min) Q&A
12:50-1:00 (10 min) Closing / Action Commitments
CE Information - Earn 2 CE Credit Hours
American Psychological Association
New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work
New York Education Department for Licensed Mental Health Counselors
New York State Education Department's State Board for Psychology
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