SGVPA April CE Event
Friday, April 12, 2019
Women’s City Club of Pasadena, 160 N Oakland Ave Pasadena, CA 91101
12:00pm – 1:30pm
Therapy with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Clients: A clinical primer on working outside the gender binary
Presenter: Caroline Carter, Psy.D.
As western culture’s understanding and acceptance of gender diversity continues to actively expand, more and more individuals are embracing their authentic gender selves across the lifespan. In light of this, many clinicians, despite their specializations, may find themselves working with clients who hold a transgender or gender nonconforming identity and/or expression. This presentation will seek to introduce clinicians to foundational understandings and competencies necessary for clinical work with transgender and gender nonconforming clients.
Learning Objectives: After attending event, participants will be able to:
- Contextualize gender diverse experience both historically and culturally.
- Describe the difference between the spectrum of gender diversity and the gender binary.
- Identify three key clinical best practices for working with TGNC clients.
Dr. Carter is a Staff Psychologist with the Los Angeles Gender Center. Dr. Carter works predominantly in LAGC’s Child and Adolescent Program and sees transgender and gender nonconforming clients weekly in South Pasadena and Westwood. Dr. Carter is also a group facilitator with Transforming Family. Every month there is a playgroup for young gender diverse children, a tween group, a rap group for teenagers, a parent support group, and a sibling group which she facilities. Transforming family’s membership has grown in the last ten years from 7 families to over 200. Additionally, in 2014 Dr. Carter helped to develop LAGC’s Training Program and she is currently the Program Coordinator for LAGC’s continuing education development and implementation. Dr. Carter has trained clinicians and educators on gender diversity both locally and nationally. Dr. Carter earned her PsyD in Clinical Psychology from Azusa Pacific University and her masters in Women’s Studies in Religion from Claremont Graduate University.
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CE – the program offers 1.5 hours of credit
CPA is co-sponsoring with The San Gabriel Valley Psychological Association. The California Psychological Association is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CPA maintains responsibility for this program and its content. CPA co-sponsored credit is also accepted by the Board of Registered Nursing and the Board of Behavioral Sciences for their licenses. Important Notice: Those who attend the workshop and complete the CPA evaluation form will receive 1.5 continuing education credits. Please note that APA CE rules require that we give credit only to those who attend the entire workshop. Those arriving more than 15 minutes after the start time or leaving before the workshop is completed will not receive CE credits.
Please join us after the program for informal networking until 2:00pm.
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