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Clinical and Ethical Issues for Families Experiencing a Gender Affirming Transition

Presenter: 
Shawn V. Giammattei, PhD

Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Registration starts at 8:30 am.
Clinical and Ethical Issues for Families Experiencing a Gender Affirming Transition

Families have a powerful influence on the physical and mental health of gender diverse clients, and likewise a gender affirming transition can profoundly impact the family system. This didactic and interactive course will move the participants beyond Transgender 101 concepts to an understanding of how a social and/or medical gender transition of a child or adult can impact families of diverse social locations, identities, and experience. Clinical issues that arise for both gender diverse clients and their families, as well as the resilience building strategies that help families navigate the process as a cohesive and loving unit will be explored.

This class fulfills the BBS Ethical/Legal CE requirement.

Shawn V. Giammattei, PhD, is a clinical psychologist in private practice in Northern CA specializing in family therapy with couples, families, and individuals across the lifespan, with a particular focus on transgender and gender expansive youth and their families. He is also a researcher, educator, and a professor for the Rockway Institute at Alliant International University where he teaches graduate courses in LGBT psychology and family systems. He serves on the board of local and national family therapy organizations, is active member of Mind the Gap, and the author of several articles and book chapters on gender, sexuality, and family work

Date & Time: Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Registration starts at 8:30 am.

Location: TPI, 2232 Carleton St., Berkeley, CA 94704 (get map and directions)
Lunch:On your own.

 Fee if Registration Completed: by 11/12/19 after 11/12/19
TPI Members $162 $182
Nonmembers $198 $218
Prelicensed Students/Associates $126 $146

CE: 6 Credits. $10 additional fee for CE credits. The Psychotherapy Institute is approved by the California Psychological Association to provide continuing professional education for psychologists, LMFTs, LCSWs, and LPCCs (provider number PSY005). The Psychotherapy Institute maintains responsibility for these programs and their content (see Course Policies). This class fulfills the BBS Ethical/Legal CE requirement.

$10 fee