Working with Transgender and Non-binary Clients
ABOUT THE WORKSHOP:
In this workshop, clinicians will gain an understanding of the appropriate terminology regarding gender identity: such as the difference between biological sex, gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation. Clinicians will also be able to identify reasons transgender and non-binary individuals seek mental health services and how they can use therapeutic skills to provide affirming mental health care. Additionally, this training will assist clinicians with establishing an affirming office environment, including intake procedures and paperwork.
When: March 29, 2019
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Presentation
CEUs: 3 hours (workshop meets all KSBSRB guidelines)
Cost: $75.00 (3 CEUs)
Location: The Fellow, 1125 Westport Dr., Manhattan, KS
ABOUT THE PRESENTER:
Jennifer Brown is a Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist and a clinical fellow with AAMFT. She is currently working in private practice in Manhattan, KS. Jenny received a master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Kansas State University in 2014. While a graduate student at Kansas State, Jenny focused studies on providing affirming and informed care to the LGBTQ community, specifically regarding gender identity. Throughout her time in private practice, Jenny has worked to strengthen ties between therapists, schools, and the community regarding LGBT care. Jenny is currently a community sponsor for the Gay-Straight Alliance at Manhattan High School and serves as a member of the USD 383 Committee for Diversity and Inclusion. Jenny has attained membership within the World Professional Association of Transgender Health (WPATH) and hopes to continue expanding her knowledge and clinical expertise through both clinical practice and continuing education.