Supporting Gender Diverse Children & Adolescents
Creating affirming mental health spaces for transgender youth has never been more important. In our current socio-political climate, youth and families struggle to find affirming practices and clinicians may feel out of their depth in properly navigating resources and supports for this community. During this workshop, Samantha King (she/her), MSW, MEd, will help clinicians build a foundation of support to feel more confident and comfortable working with transgender youth. Participants will learn about gender identity development and resources to support during each stage of development. Time w...Read moreill also be spent addressing misconceptions and misinformation related to providing gender affirming supports and allow participants opportunities to practice how to navigate challenging conversations related to this care. This workshop is well suited to all levels of experience, whether you are a clinician looking to build an affirming practice or currently support transgender clients and are looking to increase your knowledge and resources for the community. Less...
- Identify stages of gender identity development
- Review common misconceptions related to supporting transgender youth
- Discuss social, medical, and legal transition resources and supports for gender diverse clients
- Discuss strategies for navigating current misinformation and how to create affirming clinical practices
- All Levels
Monday, October 16, 2023
01:00 PM EDT - 04:00 PM EDTRegister for this Webinar
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About the speaker
Samantha King, MSW, MEd
CE Information - Earn 3 CE Credit Hours
American Psychological Association
CE Process Info
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