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Transgender & Gender Non-Binary (TGNB) Clients: Clinical Issues and Treatment Strategies



Early in my career, I recognized that without training in affirmative practice, mental health providers are at risk of causing harm to their transgender & gender non-binary (TGNB). As a result, mistakes are frequently made by using outdated treatment strategies and having a lack of education of how to work with gender diverse clients.

Today, I know that providing affirmative care practices are critical to ensure the safety of your TGNB clients. I will give you an insider’s perspective and guide you step-by-step through navigating the challenges your clients face that are often overlooked by mainstream clinical approaches.

In this recording, I will show you the power of affirmative care for you and your clients to:

  • Overcome the knowledge barrier
  • Avoid outdated treatment plans
  • Learn and differentiate correct terms such as gender queer, gender fluid and cisgender
  • Breakthrough strategies to help your client tell their partner, families, friend and employers
  • Gain tips to discuss hormone treatments and surgical procedures

Don’t wait to have your next TGNB client educate you about their challenges and clinical concerns! Begin your journey now to start providing a safe place for all your clients to genuinely be themselves.

Dr. lore m. dickey


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Average Rating:
   4.6
Faculty:
lore m. dickey
Duration:
6 Hours 03 Minutes
Copyright:
30 May, 2019
Product Code:
POS053640
Media Type:
Digital Seminar
Access:
Never expires.

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lore m. dickey, PhD, has a mission to share his clinical expertise working with transgender and gender diverse clients. Dr. dickey was a co-chair for the American Psychological Association Task Force that wrote the Guidelines for Psychological Practice with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming People. As an international expert and pioneer in work with transgender clients, Dr. dickey’s work has been recognized numerous times.

Dr. dickey has a clinical practice in which he works with gender diverse clients. He focuses on helping clients to understand the ways to cope with daily challenges and works to ensure they have support for their transition, be it social, medical, or legal. 

A prolific writer, lore has published 18 peer-reviewed journal articles, 15 book chapters, and one edited book. He has presented throughout the world including Oslo, Valencia, Amsterdam, Toronto, Bangkok, Yokohama, and Tokyo and continues to often be invited to present. lore has presented over a hundred times at local, state, national, and international conferences and symposia. He is an engaging and humorous speaker and is able to translate his work in ways that are understandable and easy to apply to clinical practice. 

Speaker Disclosures: 

Financial: lore dickey is an assistant professor at Norther Arizona University. He receives royalties from the American Psychological Association. Dr. dickey receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. 

Non-financial: lore dickey is a member of the American Psychological Association; the World Professional Association for Transgender Health; and the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality.


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Objectives

  1. Communicate the complexities that transgender clients face daily including physical, mental, and social discomfort and how to address these in clinical practice.
  2. Develop a deep comprehension of the ways that a client’s own identity can create a trusting, effective relationship, and how their identity can negatively affect the clinical relationship.
  3. Apply concepts of affirmative clinical practice with gender diverse clients.
  4. Ascertain the various gender diverse identifies and understand the ways that intersecting identities create further challenges in daily life.
  5. Assess your current clinical practice to determine how affirmative your practice is for gender diverse clients.
  6. Individualize and create a transition timeline and goals with your client.
  7. Prepare letters for clients seeking feminizing and masculinizing hormone therapy and gender confirmation surgeries.

Outline

Affirmative Clinical Practice
  • Ethical responsibilities
  • Clinical application of affirmative practice
  • Work with clients across the lifespan
    • Children
    • Adolescents
    • Emerging adults
    • Older adults
    • Elements of support for transition care
Gender Identity and Diversity
  • Coming out
  • Transition experiences (e.g., social, medical, and legal)
  • Diagnosis
  • Historical perspectives
  • Current conceptions of gender diversity
  • Challenges with keeping up with identify labels
Challenges Faced by Gender Diverse People
  • Intersecting identities
  • Discrimination and violence
  • Clients seeking asylum
  • Clinical concerns
    • Trauma
    • Depression
    • Anxiety
    • Substance abuse
    • Suicidal ideation
  • Family considerations
    • Parenting
    • Adoption
    • Value of support
    • Legal concerns
Interrogating One’s Gender Beliefs
  • Why is this important
  • What is involved in this process
  • How does a clinician integrate this information into their practice?
Practice Assessment
  • What aspects of one’s practice need to be assessed
  • Simple ways to address practice short comings
Assessment with Gender Diverse Clients
  • Best practice for addressing clinical concerns with assessment
  • How to complete assessments that require binary sex indicators
  • The purpose of assessment in clinical practice with clients
  • Challenges with personality assessments

Target Audience

  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Psychologists
  • Psychotherapists
  • Case Managers
  • Marriage & Family Therapists
  • Speech-Language Pathologists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Nurses
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Other Mental Health Professionals

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Justin W - PORTLAND, Oregon

"Really enjoyed it and learned a lot!"

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