Most of us receive little to no training in our graduate programs on working with transgender, Two Spirit, and gender–expansive people. This training will address the ways that culture, race, religion, economic status, and ability affect trans people in varying ways. Clinicians will gain skills in creating affirming practices and supporting clients and their families in culturally relevant ways. Participants will leave this workshop grounded in an ethical and trauma-informed framework.
Tavi Hawn holds a Master's Degree in Theological Studies and a Master's of Social Work from University of Washington in Seattle. Some of their therapy specialties include trauma recovery, addressing negative self-talk, and managing anxiety and depression. They use a framework that affirms gender non-conforming children, youth, and adults, as well as the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ+) community. In addition to being a Gender therapist, Tavi provide trainings to organizations, businesses, schools, and individual therapists. Their goal is to increase access to truly trans-affirming care by providing training, consultation, and supervision to other therapists and health practitioners.
Upon the completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:
Be able to identify one's own positions of privilege and power and have at least one idea of how to utilize that to create more access for gender-expansive people
Have at least 1 concrete idea on how to make your physical practice space more affirming
Name at least one way that systematic oppression can lead to trauma in transgender clients
Identify at least one way to adapt a type of trauma therapy to be more trans-affirming
BIBLIOGRAPHY & REFERENCES
Category I Maryland BSWE Requirement
The Office of Continuing Professional Education at the University Of Maryland School Of Social Work is authorized by the Board of Social Work Examiners in Maryland to sponsor social work continuing education programs. This workshop qualifies for 6 Category I Continuing Education Units. The Office of Continuing Professional Education is also authorized by the Maryland Board of Psychologists and the Maryland Board of Professional Counselors to sponsor Category A continuing professional education.
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Social Workers, LCPCs, and Psychologists
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Fee & Registration:
Cost is $130 and includes CE credit. Registering after March 17, 2023 will incur an additional $20 late fee. *Cancellations must be received 24 hours in advance prior to the live interactive webinar to receive a refund or a credit letter.
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