Examining the Intersectionality of SOGIE Social Work Practice
This 3-hour didactic and experiential training will assist play therapists and mental health practitioners working with individuals and families of the Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Expression (SOGIE) Community. Participants will gain an understanding of the Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Expression (SOGIE) of individuals and families and their intersectional identities as it applies to psychotherapy interventions and mental health practice policy.
Participants will examine, through the developmental lens of Crenshaw’s Intersectionality, the role of identity and develo...Read morepment play in working with Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Expression (SOGIE) children and adolescents. This workshop will examine culturally sensitive language, gender-affirming practices, and strategies. Participants will examine the intersectionality of the relevance of SOGIE Community populations, including historical, political, and policy perspectives, the development of SOGIE identity-formation, health, mental health, familial issues, and SOGIE issues through the Lifespan. Less...
- Demonstrate insight into the role and challenges of personal bias and intersectionality and their influence on clinical practice.
- Examine best practices and identity development models as they apply to and identify the critical relationship between Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Expression (SOGIE).
- Name three standard vocabularies and SOGIE culturally sensitive terms utilized in clinical practice with their clients and their families.
- Discuss and reflect upon at least two ethical impacts of the experience of and intersecting identities for members of the Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Expression (SOGIE) Community.
- List two theoretical and ethical models and standards of care that are culturally competent to work with clients and their families of the SOGIE Community.
- Beginner, Immediate, and Advanced.
Saturday, December 09, 2023
08:30 AM CST - 12:00 PM CSTRegister for this Webinar
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About the speaker
Kurt W. Oster, LBS, LICSW, LCSW, ACSW, BCD, Registered Play Therapist™
Mr. Oster is a Pennsylvania Licensed Behavioral Specialist (LBS), an Alabama Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW), a Florida and Texas Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), and a Florida and New Jersey Certified PreK-12 School Social Worker (CSSW). He is a Member of the Academy of Certified Social Workers (ACSW), and the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress, a Board-Certified Diplomate in Clinical Social Work (BCD), and a Registered Play Therapist (RPT)™.
Mr. Oster holds a Bachelor of Arts with Honors in Urban Studies from Rutgers University, a Master in Social Work (MSW) from the University of Pennsylvania, a Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) from the University of Southern California, and a Master of Science (MS) in Homeland Security and Emergency Management from Colorado Technical University. Additionally, Mr. Oster holds certifications including the ADHD-Certified Clinical Services Professional (ADHD-CCSP), Autism Spectrum Disorder-Clinical Specialist (ASD-CS), Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP), and FEMA Professional Continuity Practitioner, Level I.
As an LCSW, Mr. Oster serves children, adolescents, young adults, their families, LGBTQIA+, and individuals working through Trauma. Outside of his clinical practice, Mr. Oster is an author and presents throughout the international community on Youth Civic Engagement, SOGIE Mental Health, and Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management. Mr. Oster, LBS, LCSW, ACSW, BCD, RPT™ also serves as the NASW-Texas S.O.G.I.E. Committee Chair.
CE Information - Earn 3 CE Credit Hours including
3 Ethics Hour
3 Cultural Competency Hour
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
New York State Education Department's State Board for Marriage and Family Therapy
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