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Professional Development

What Ought To Be: Cultural Proficiency, and Trans Care Across the Lifespan:
Trans 101, Client Engagement, and CBT

Mondays: October 24, January 23, 2017, (Spring 2017 date TBA)
9:00 am - 1:00 pm

4 Continuing Education contact hours per session for licensed social workers

Presenter: Donna Riley, Ph.D, LCSW-R
Adjunct Instructor, School of Social Welfare, Stony Brook University; Clinician, The Freedman Center for Clinical Social Work

These courses may be taken individually or, for a more dynamic and comprehensive look into this topic, you may choose to attend all three sessions.

Series Overview:

Transgender and nonforming (TGNC) people are those who have a gender identity that is not fully aligned with their sex assigned at birth. They often face widespread discrimination and mistreatment within the healthcare system because providers may lack adequate training. Much of the existing information regarding TGNC has been extrapolated from studies of people who are lesbians, gay and bisexuals (LGB).

This three-part series can help social workers become more culturally and clinically proficient in their work with TGNC individuals across their lifespan.

Cost per session: $80; ($70 for current Field Instructors, Alumni of SSW or SBU employees)

Get more information at the School of Social Welfare website



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