Plymouth State University-Concord

Upcoming events

  • 11-17-17 8:30 am - 11-17-17 4:15 pm


    Working Respectfully with Transgender Clients: What Every Clinician Needs to Know This day-long training will introduce mental health professionals to the unique needs of transgender and gender-variant clients. The morning session will provide an overview of gender diversity and focus primarily on transgender adults who are transitioning or considering doing so. It will include working with their spouses and families. The afternoon session will cover transgender and gender-variant youth and the intersection of the gender spectrum and autism spectrum. Ethical considerations will be discussed. Six (6) Category I Clinical CEUs approved by NASW NH Approval #3355 Course Objectives Participants will be able to: 1. differentiate between gender diversity and sexual orientation, 2. understand the etiology and developmental progression of gender dysphoria, 3. describe correctly various identities prevalent in the transgender community, 4. list the tasks of the mental health professional in transgender care, 5. identify the challenges of gender-variant youth on the autism spectrum, 6. formulate a plan to prepare themselves to become trans-affirming therapists. About the Presenter Dr. Anne Boedecker is a psychologist and gender specialist in private practice in Concord, NH. She has been working with transgender clients for many years. She has conducted workshops and trainings on gender diversity for mental health professionals, ministers, and others. She is the author of The Transgender Guidebook: Keys to a Successful Transition and The Transgender Workbook: Your Journey to Womanhood. She identifies as a GLBTQIA SOFFA on many levels. Extra details:
    • Registration and continental breakfast will begin at 8:15 am
    • Workshop begins at 8:45 am
    • Lunch will be on your own - please bring your lunch or there is a cafe on the first floor of Pillsbury Building
    • We are unable to provide refunds, though the registration may be transferred
    • Want to register with a check? Need accommodations so you can fully participate? Just email
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