Building Nests: Assessment, Treatment, and Support of Transgender and Gender Expansive Children, Teens, Young Adults and their Families
Transgender and gender-expansive children, teens and young adults are rapidly becoming more visible in our world. Transgender and gender-nonconforming youth, as well as their parents, are increasingly coming to mental health providers looking for support and answers, and are often met with stigma, bias and incorrect information. Gender expansive youth are rejected by their parents at alarming rates and are more likely to be harasses and bullied in school. They have higher rates of suicide, depression and risk-taking behaviors, and face unique medical, social and legal obstacles.
This training, led by Dr. Emma Forbes Jones, PhD, will provide an overview of the assessment and treatment of gender expansive young people and their families, and will educate mental health providers who work with children and adolescents in how to approach clinical work with members of this quickly expanding population.
Topics covered in this training include:
Contact: Rowan Collins firstname.lastname@example.org(585) 244-8640
Saturday, October 21 9:00am to 4:00pm The Alliance’s LGBTQ Center 100 College Avenue, Rochester NY 14607
Doors open at 8:30 a.m. Registration Fees: $150 PhD/MD (NPs and PAs please select this option and enter code NPPA at checkout for discount); $100 social worker/mental health professional; $75 student
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