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CE Workshop: Creating Transgender-Inclusive Spaces in Your Work
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 Export to Your Calendar 11/15/2019
When: Friday, November 15, 2019
1:00pm-4:00pm
Where: GPA Office
13 Corporate Blvd. NE
Suite 220
Atlanta, Georgia  30329
United States
Presenter: Deauna Shauri-Webb, PsyD
Contact: Hannah Steinberg, Marketing Specialist and Administrator
404-634-6272


Online registration is available until: 11/15/2019
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Workshop Title: Creating Transgender-Inclusive Spaces within Your Work: Theory, Assessment, and Practical Implications

Workshop Description: 

The national conversation on transgender individuals is changing and has become a part of everyday experience. Many providers are LGBTQ-affirming, but may lack the specific competency to work with transgender clients. This poses a barrier for transgender or gender non-conforming (T/GNC)-identifying people who are seeking to receive effective mental health care. Participants in this workshop will gain an understanding of basic terminology and issues affecting the transgender community and will be presented with a conceptual model to apply to these clients. We will discuss assessment criteria for cross-sex hormone therapy evaluations and will discuss ways to make your practice T/GNC affirming.

Learning Objectives

  1. Summarize basic knowledge and awareness of issues specific to transgender individuals. 

  2. Apply a conceptualization model for working with transgender clients. 

  3. Discuss assessment criteria for cross-sex hormone evaluations. 

  4. Discuss ways to make your facility transgender and LGBT affirming

       

      CE Hours: 3 

       

      Level: Introductory

       

      About the Presenter:

      Dr. Deauna Shauri-Webb is a psychologist at the Atlanta VA Medical Center where she proudly serves our nation’s veterans.  She conducts individual and group psychotherapy with veterans who are experiencing a wide-range of clinical disorders and provides evidence-based interventions for veterans diagnosed with PTSD.  She holds the position of LGBT Veteran Care Coordinator for the hospital where she serves as a point-of-contact for LGBT veterans as well as a training and consultation resource for providers.  Her clinical interests include working with trauma, PTSD, anxiety disorders, HIV+ clients, multiculturalism, and individuals with an LGBTQ focus. Dr. Shauri-Webb supervises the Diversity Rotation and she also functions as one of the assessment supervisors.  In the past, she co-facilitated the Diversity Seminar for the psychology interns. 

      In addition to her work within the VA, she serves as the chair of the Gender and Sexual Diversity Committee through the Georgia Psychological Association (GPA) and is an active member of the Board of Directors within the organization.  She engages in diversity consulting, in which she helps businesses to attain competence in providing culturally aware and inclusive services to their clients, Dr. Shauri-Webb also conducts speaking engagements on topics related to diversity, PTSD and trauma, child development, and school bullying at various college campuses, professional conferences, and training programs

       

      Registration Costs (per workshop): 

      Early Bird Registration (Must be postmarked on or before November 1, 2019 to receive this rate.)

      • $70: GPA Members
      • $105: Non-members
      • $20: *GPA Student Members

      Registration (After November 1, 2019)

      • $80: GPA Members
      • $115: Non-members
      • $30: *GPA Student Members

      Must be logged into member profile to receive member rate.

      *If a GPA Student Member needs continuing education credits, he/she will need to pay the higher GPA Member fee regardless of status as a student.

      Cancellation Policy:
      All cancellations must be submitted in writing to Hannah Steinberg via email (admin@gapsychology.org). A $35 cancellation fee will be charged for any cancellations prior to November 8, 2019. No refunds will be given after November 8, 2019.

      The Georgia Psychological Association is proud to sponsor and support a wide variety of workshops throughout the year as an APA approved sponsor of Continuing Education.