01Feb2022

Consultation Group for Trans-Affirming Clinicians

Monthly clinical consultation group for mental health providers working with trans, non-binary, gender questioning clients.

From 9am until 10:30am

At Online - via Zoom

$ 50

This is a monthly clinical consultation group for mental health providers who are working with trans, non-binary, and/or gender questioning clients with an affirming approach. Group participants have the opportunity to present a case, ask general questions, or simply attend to listen and learn. We meet the first Tuesday of every month. 

You can stay in the group for as many sessions as you find helpful.  A fee of $50 is collected for each session attended. 

Once you register, Sarah Gilbert, LCSW will send you an email with a link for clinical consultation group guidelines and credit card payment.

 

There are 3 places available.

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03Feb2022

The SPOT

A free monthly support group exclusively for spouses and partners of trans folx

From 8pm EST until 9pm EST

At Online - via Zoom

$ free

Being partnered or married to someone who identifies as transgender or gender questioning brings its own unique set of experiences.  Questions, concerns, joys, excitement can come up, and it seems like no one around you understands.  You need a place to safely speak your mind, get support, get answers to questions about how others are navigating this experience.  You're welcome to join this monthly support group to find connection, community, support and understanding.

There is one person coming

There are 9 places available.

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04Feb2022

Trans 201: Advanced Practices in Serving the Trans Community

two part training - Feb 4th and Feb 11th

From 9am EST until 12pm EST

At Online - live webinar via Zoom

$ 150

PLEASE NOTE: This training is now being offered in 2 parts: Feb 4th from 9am-noon EST and Feb 11th from 9am-noon EST

This training is suitable for mental health professionals who already have some experience in working with transgender, non-binary and gender questioning clients.  This 2 part training goes more in depth than Trans 101 trainings to explore ways in which you can support clients through social, legal, and medical transition.  Specifically, this training will help you learn:

  • Stages of development in gender identity; how to identify what stage clients are at when they come into your practice, and how to best support their needs at that time
  • Detailed information of medical transition options such as cross-hormone treatment and gender affirming surgeries
  • An overview of how we as providers can provide thorough mental health assessments of clients seeking gender-affirming surgeries, to provide letters of support without gatekeeping
  • Information on navigating legal transition steps (name, gender markers on identification) in CT.
  • A review of DSM 5 diagnosis of gender dysphoria, and its clinical presentations in the context of other co-occurring experiences.

Registration fee includes training materials and access to private zoom link for this training as well as CEC certificate upon completion of training and post-training survey. This training is approved for 6 Cultural Competency CEC’s through NASW/CT.   $10 of every registration goes to The Trevor Project.

All participants receive a free 30 minute clinical consultation from Sarah Gilbert, LCSW

 

 

 

There are 7 people coming.

There are 13 places available.

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03Mar2022

The SPOT

A free monthly support group exclusively for spouses and partners of trans folx

From 8pm EST until 9pm EST

At Online - via Zoom

$ free

Being partnered or married to someone who identifies as transgender or gender questioning brings its own unique set of experiences.  Questions, concerns, joys, excitement can come up, and it seems like no one around you understands.  You need a place to safely speak your mind, get support, get answers to questions about how others are navigating this experience.  You're welcome to join this monthly support group to find connection, community, support and understanding.

There are 10 places available.

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07Apr2022

The SPOT

A free monthly support group exclusively for spouses and partners of trans folx

From 8pm EST until 9pm EST

At Online - via Zoom

$ free

Being partnered or married to someone who identifies as transgender or gender questioning brings its own unique set of experiences.  Questions, concerns, joys, excitement can come up, and it seems like no one around you understands.  You need a place to safely speak your mind, get support, get answers to questions about how others are navigating this experience.  You're welcome to join this monthly support group to find connection, community, support and understanding.

There are 10 places available.

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07Apr2022

Trans 101: An Introduction to Transgender Affirming Care

From 9 AM EST until 12 PM EST

At Live webinar via Zoom

$ 75

More than ever, people identifying as transgender or gender questioning are in need of compassionate, competent clinical care from mental health professionals.  Unfortunately, so many of us didn’t get a foundational knowledge of gender diversity in our grad school programs, and it’s not always easy to find trainings available on this topic. This results in a lot of unmet need within the trans community.

In this engaging, interactive, live webinar, you will be given a foundational knowledge of the diverse array of gender identities, gender expressions, and transition options for clients of all ages.  I’ve created this training with actionable information that’s applicable to work with clients across the life span; you’ll leave with knowledge that you can start putting to use right after this training’s over.

This isn’t a typical webinar where you’ll be talked at, disengaged and bored to tears. I design my webinars to be FUN, engaging, and worthwhile, because I’m passionate about creating great training experiences to help my colleagues be able to provide affirming, inclusive, trans-competent clinical spaces.

Registration includes access to the live webinar, as well as supplemental learning materials to help you continue in this important work after this training.  And finally, your registration helps the LGBTQ community; $5 of every registration will be donated to The Trevor Project, a national non-profit dedicated to suicide prevention for LGBTQ youth.

There are 25 places available.

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