ACE Foundation Programs
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.
*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.
Mental Health Association
29 Sterling Avenue
White Plains, NY 10606
Registration is closed.
Participants will demonstrate learning by being able to:
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.
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 email@example.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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.