Origins of Transgender and Gender Nonconforming (TGNC) Pathologization 
Presented by Luca Mendlein, LISW
1 CE- Meets ethics requirements

This webinar will provide training on the pathologization of trans and gender non-conforming (TGNC) identities as a major barrier to gender-affirming healthcare for this population. It will present specific information on the role of the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) and the American Psychiatric Association (APA) in forming the framework for pathologization through the Standards of Care and DSM respectively. The webinar will offer mental health clinicians methods of advocating for TGNC self-determination and access to care while providing direct practice within an oppressive system.

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Gender Interrupted: An Expansive Look into the Transgender Community
Presented by Jess Homan, LISW-S
6 CEs- Meets ethics requirements

This training explores the complexities of transgender identities, including the ways in which people transition, impacts on interpersonal relationships, coming out, and specific tools to utilize while providing therapy to this population. At the end of this training, participants can expect to gain a deeper understanding of transgender identities and the transition process, to be able to name specific prosthetic items that may be used in affirming gender identity, to gain knowledge regarding specific tools used while providing therapy for the gender expansive community, and to be able to name specific barriers transgender people face on an institutional level.

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Gender Expression in the Transgender/Gender Nonconforming (TGNC) Population

Presented By Jessica Homan, LISW-S

1 CE- Meets ethics requirements

This training aims to explore the multitude of ways in which people express their gender. Participants should leave this course with a good understanding of the difference between gender and expression. We will cover many types of gender presentation, including prosthetic items, clothing, body hair, body language, voice, and others.​

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Everybody for Every Body: Trans Justice Oriented Sex Education

Presented by Elijah Johnson, LISW
2 CEs- Meets Ethics Requirements

This webinar will provide guidance on how to support, empower and educate trans/gender expansive/queer people and their loved ones about consensual, safe, trauma-informed sex. It will present specific information surrounding the current state of sex education, barriers and gaps in care/education, and how to offer accurate, age-appropriate information for marginalized gender and sexual communities.

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