ACE Foundation Programs

2019 Program Archive

New York State Society for Clinical Social Work Westchester Chapter with the ACE Foundation of NYSSCSW Presents:

ADDRESSING THE CLINICAL NEEDS OF TRANSGENDER AND GENDER VARIANT CLIENTS

Program Description

This course provides foundation knowledge and general practice skills for working with transgender and gender variant clients. Participants will gain knowledge of transgender historical and political perspectives, the development of trans identity-formation, health, mental health and familial issues, and transgender issues across the life span including the coming-out process. Intersectionality of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, and gender identity expression will be addressed along with ethical and legal issues which impact trans and gender variant individuals and their families. Participants will learn how to practice with trans and gender variant clients in culturally relevant ways, and resources for support and information will be identified.

Registration Options

*NYSSCSW Discount applies to NYSSCSW members in good standing only.

**Student Discount only applies to full time students currently enrolled in social work and MHP master level programs.

This is an ACE Foundation Program. If this is your first time taking an ACE Foundation program not co-sponsored by an NYSSCSW, you will be prompted to make your complimentary account on the ACE Foundation Learning Center platform, where you will be able to access all program information, course materials and information for future ACE Foundation programs from your member dashboard. You will be asked to set a password for your new ACE Foundation Learning Center account.

Date:

Saturday, April 6, 2019

10:00am - 1:00pm

Course Number

239

Presenter:

Gerald P. Mallon, LCSW, DSW

Program Originator:

Westchester

Location:

Mental Health Association
29 Sterling Avenue
White Plains, NY 10606

contact Hours:

3.0 Contact Hours Will Be Awarded For This Program

Applicable for:

LCSW, LMSW, LP, LMFT, LMHC

Registration:

Registration is closed.

Program Details

Participants will demonstrate learning by being able to:

  1. Define personal attitudes, cultural and societal values, and personal feelings regarding trauma informed practice with transgender and gender variant clients.
  2. List a complete range of practice issues with respect to providing competent clinical practice with transgender and gender variant clients.
  3. Identify new skills learned from this presentation for assessing, intervening with and advocating for trans clients in health, mental health educational, and social services systems.
  4. Describe ways to make appropriate referrals for transgender and gender variant clients who may not be adequately served in these systems.
  5. Explain the importance of creating a trans affirming environments for transgender and gender variant clients.

Psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, licensed psychoanalysts, nurse practitioners, family and marriage/couple therapists and mental health counselors

This seminar is appropriate for clinicians with all levels of experience.

Gerald P. Mallon, LCSW, DSW, is a Julia Lathrop Professor of Child Welfare and the Associate Dean of Scholarship and Research at the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College in New York City. Dr. Mallon has been a child welfare practitioner, advocate, educator, and researcher for over forty four years. He was the first child welfare professional in the U.S. to research, write about, and develop programs for LGBTQ youth in child welfare settings.

Dr. Mallon has written extensively about sexual orientation and gender identity expression. He serves on numerous editorial boards and is the senior editor of the professional journal, Child Welfare and the author or editor of more than twenty-four books. Dr. Mallon’s most recent publications, are Social work practice with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people, (3rd edition) published by Routledge Press and Child welfare for the twenty-first century: A Handbook of practices, policies, and programs (2nd edition), Co-Edited with Peg Hess, published by Columbia University Press. Dr. Mallon has lectured and worked extensively throughout the United States, and internationally.

Bibliography/References
Workshop lecture with audience participation.

Contact Hours will be awarded once the entire course is completed, as evidenced by signing in and out and completing a course evaluation. Certificates will be emailed approximately ten business days after the completion of the course.

ACE welcomes participants with diverse abilities. Please contact Kristin or Jennifer at info.acefoundation@gmail.com, at time of registration, to request accessibility accommodations. Accommodation requests are considered in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities ACT (ADA), Section 505 of the Rehabilitation ACT.

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations made at least five days before the event will be fully refunded. For cancellation please call 1-800-288-4279, or email us at info.acefoundation@gmail.com.

Inclement Weather Policy:

Should Inclement weather occur, we will be notifying all registrants via the email by which the registrant signed up. Please be sure to check your email before you leave for the course.

  • 3.0 Contact Hours will be awarded once the entire course is completed.
  • All registrations must be submitted by the Wednesday prior to the program.
  • Certificates will be emailed approximately ten business days after the completion of the course.
  • For questions regarding disability access please contact Kristin or Jennifer, at time of registration, so that we can see to it that arrangements are made to accommodate your special needs: info.acefoundation@gmail.com.
  • For questions regarding course content, please contact Kristin or Jennifer: info.acefoundation@gmail.com.
  • In the event of any grievance please contact: director.acefoundation@gmail.com.

Advanced Clinical Education (ACE) Foundation of the New York State Society for Clinical Social Work, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Psychology as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychologists  #PSY-0121.

Advanced Clinical Education Foundation of the NYSSCSW, Inc., SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0056; LP# P0017; LMFT #0028; LMHC #0045.

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