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Providing Affirming Care for Transgender/Nonbinary Clients - A Virtual Presentation

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February 2021 CEU Event

Providing Affirming Care for Transgender/Nonbinary Clients

Presented by Isaac M. Akapnitis, LMSW

This workshop will provides an introduction to affirming and supportive care for transgender/nonbinary (TGNB) clients. This will include learning and discussion of:

  • Appropriate terminology, e.g., differentiation between sexual orientation, gender, gender expression, etc.
  • Strengths, unique concerns, and challenges TGNB communities face
  • Social, legal, and medical aspects of transition
  • Affirming methods for building therapeutic rapport and alliance with TGNB clients
  • Resources for referrals, continuing education, and community advocacy

To access the resources mentioned in the presentation, click here.

Having trouble playing the video below? Watch the full presentation here.