Presented by Isabella Trinidad Garcia and Benjamin Geilhufe, LPCC
Part I - Understanding Gender, Attraction, and Expression Beyond the Binary. Part I will provide an overview of gender, attraction, and expression beyond binary categories as well as how gender diversity and attraction has been pathologized in behavioral health settings. This training will provide best practice guidelines for inclusive language use and cultural sensitivity to better support clients of all genders and sexual orientations.
Part II - The Gender Affirmative Clinical Model: An Overview. Part II will present the three main clinical models used world-wide to support gender diversity, and an in-depth overview of the Gender Affirmative Clinical Model (GACM), which is the primary model used in the United States. The basic tenants of the GACM will be discussed, as well as essential therapist goals for working with transgender and gender diverse clients.
By the end of this course participants will be able to:
1. Identify the difference between Sex Assigned at Birth, Gender Identity, Attraction (Sexual Orientation) and Expression.
2. Identify two ways gender diversity and attraction have been pathologized in behavioral health settings.
3. Name three steps to take when making a mistake using gender affirming language.
4. Identify three main clinical models for working with gender diversity world-wide.
5. Name three essential therapist goals when working with transgender and gender diverse clients.
6. Identify the main clinical goals of the Gender Affirmative Clinical Model.
7. List at least two resources in the greater Bay Area to support clinical work with transgender and gender diverse clients.
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More event details: https://scv-camft.org/event-5277334