Working with Gender Diverse and Gender-Questioning Children and Adolescents

Saturday, April 1st, 2023

9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. EST/8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. CST

Cost: $47

Live & Interactive Webinar!

Presentation Slides PDF Included!

Provides for GSB training. 

Target Audience: Psychologists, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselors, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialists, Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselors, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapists

Content Level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

NCASPPB Approved for up to 3 hours of continuing education

NBCC ACEP # 7091, CE Training Workshops has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP #7091. Programs that do not qualify are clearly identified. CE Training Workshops is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. CE Training Workshops designates this continuing education activity for 3 continuing education hours.

CE Training Workshops LLC, #1770, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers.  State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. CE Training Workshops LLC maintains responsibility for this course.  ACE provider approval period: 08/02/2022 – 08/02/2023.   Social workers completing this course receive 3 continuing education credits.

CE Training Workshops is an approved provider through CE Broker #50-29907 with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling AND SC Labor Licensing Regulation.

In this workshop, you will learn the competencies that will allow you to support and serve children and adolescents who are gender-questioning, as well as those who identify as transgender and non-binary. We will explore the ethics surrounding the treatment of gender dysphoria in young people, as well as the psychological issues faced by children and adolescents who are questioning their gender. We will discuss the challenges faced by young gender-diverse clients as well as their parents. You will also learn how to write referral letters for youth who are seeking medical intervention to address their gender dysphoria.

Upon completion of this training, participants will be able to:

Define the various identities that exist under the umbrella of “gender diversity,” including transgender, non-binary, and gender questioning

Assess for gender dysphoria in children and adolescents

Learn how to provide a referral letter for medical interventions related to gender dysphoria

Implement strategies that best serve young clients who are questioning their gender as well as those who identify as transgender or non-binary.

AGENDA:

9:30 am to 10:00 am: Define the various identities that exist under the umbrella of “gender diversity,” including transgender, non-binary and gender questioning

10:00 am to 10:45 am: Assess for gender dysphoria in children and adolescents

10:45 am to 11:00 am Break

11:00 am to 11:45 am: Learn how to provide a referral letter for medical interventions related to gender dysphoria

11:45 am to 12:30 p.m.: Implement strategies that best serve young clients who are questioning their gender as well as those who identify as transgender or non-binary.

Meet Your Facilitator

Dreya Blume is a licensed clinical social worker, with her MSW from Radford University and an MA in anthropology from the University of Hawaii. Dreya has twenty years of experience working in mental health, from case management to intensive in-home services to leading groups for addicts in recovery. Dreya began a part-time counseling practice in 2004, and as a psychotherapist, her focus has been on serving the LGBTQ+ community. Dreya also has been a teacher for thirty years. Prior to her career in social work, she taught English in places such as Japan, Thailand, Australia, and Hawaii. Since 2010, Dreya has been an adjunct professor for Virginia Western Community College, preparing future social workers for the field.

In her spare time, Dreya loves to write. She is the author of a number of books (published under her former name, Andy Matzner), including “Everyone Has a Story: Using the Hero’s Journey and Narrative Therapy to Reframe the Struggle of Mental Illness,” “The Tarot Activity Book: A Collection of Creative and Therapeutic Ideas for the Cards,” and “The Buddha Diet: A Guide to Creating a Positive Relationship with Food and Eating.”

 


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Registration Deadline: Register until 30 minutes prior to the start time

The cost of the training includes a pdf of the presentation slides and any supplemental training materials and a certificate of completion.

Upon completion of the webinar, participants will receive an email with a link to complete an evaluation. Once completed, the participant will be able to download/print the certificate.

System Requirements: Internet and the ability to log into Zoom webinars when provided a meeting link which will be sent upon registration.

This is a live & interactive webinar which means that participants can interact with other participants and the instructor in live time.

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