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ALL NEW CONTENT FOR 2018!

BRAND NEW CONTENT!!!!!!REGISTRATION OPEN NOW, REGISTER HERE!!!!

2018 Provider Training: Transgender/ Gender Non- Conforming Experience Across the Lifespan

The conference will offer 13.2 NYSED & PA Approved Social Work Continuing Education Contact Hours, 11 OASAS CASAC/CPP/CPS renewal continuing education hours, 11 Nursing hours (pending)

Social workers seeking social work continuing education contact hours can attend both days for 13.2 hours or they can do either May 10, 2018 half a day for 5.4 hours or May 11, 2018 for 7. 8 hours. There is discount for doing both hours. Binghamton University current field work instructors (2017-2018) also get a discount for social work continuing education contact hours.

Thursday, May 10-Friday, May 11, 2018                   

Binghamton University, Vestal, NY

Keynote Address by Cecilia Gentili, GMHC

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Contact us to be notified and for further information at:
prideandjoyfamilies@gmail.com / 607-777-3717

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Expect a much more extensive, active, in depth training wit brand new content this year, with form clinic, keynote, activities, resources and more. Very different from last year's with new topics, but some of the favorite speakers are coming back for more!

 

Confirmed trainers:

Cecilia Gentili

Kiara St. James

Dr. Sarah Young

Erin Alexander

Dr. Carolyn Wolf-Gould

Evan Lowe

Susan Connelly

Maureen Kelly

Luca Maurer

Some of the workshops and events:

 

Form Clinic:These are 25- 35 minute sessions lead by Pride and Joy Families, Cortland LGBT Center, and Out for Health to work on forms, policy language of those institutions, firms, enterprises, service providers who would like to make their forms LGBTQ+ inclusive. Participants will pre-register in each session and they will work one-to-one with our staff to transform their forms, policy language.

The conference will offer 13.2 NYSED & PA Approved Social Work Continuing Education Contact Hours, 11 OASAS CASAC/CPP/CPS renewal continuing education hours


Social workers seeking social work continuing education contact hours can attend both days for 13.2 hours or they can do either May 10, 2018 half a day for 5.4 hours or May 11, 2018 for 7. 8 hours. There is discount for doing both hours. Binghamton University current field work instructors (2017-2018) also get a discount for social work continuing education contact hours.

 

Transgender Health Across the Lifespan with  Carolyn Wolf- Gould, MD, Gender Wellness Center
Dr. Wolf-Gould will review options for medical and surgical care for transgender patients across the lifespan.

Healthcare, Mental Health and Substance abuse: The trans way... with Cecilia Gentili, GMHC Director of Public Policy
As the transgender community continues to grow, not only in members but in terms of people associated with us, families, partners, friends, it is important to introduce new concepts around treatment: Physical, psychological and emotional. During this workshop, we will explore realities of treatment for trans folks in all this areas and ways to improve it. How minority stress shapes the way transgender and gender no conforming and non-binary folks approach services and how to capture their needs and engage them into wellness.

Shifting Narratives, Centering Transgender Lives with  Kiara St. James, New York Transgender Advocacy Group(NYTAG) executive director

Allies and community members will comprehend of how the Transgender communities, has historically mobilized and currently mobilizes and are finding their collective voices.They will learn how the TGNC community practice the art of resistance and resilience through finding their collective and evolving identities.

It's More Than The Substance: A Look at Providing Sensitive and Affirmative Care for Trans/GNC Clients with Evan Lowe, Social Work Student Intern, Pride and Joy Families.
Transgender/gender nonconforming individuals have a unique set of issues when seeking treatment for substance abuse. This workshop will assist in understanding the needs and barriers faced by these clients. The session will also aid providers in ways to approach sensitive and affirmative treatment. Transgender/gender nonconforming individuals have a unique set of issues when seeking treatment for substance abuse. This workshop will assist in understanding the needs and barriers faced by these clients. The session will also aid providers in ways to approach sensitive and affirmative treatment.

Gender Non- Conforming Children and Youth, Navigating the System, Susan Connelly, LCSW
There are many obstacles and challenges for the transgender person and their family. For the non-binary population often referred to under the transgender umbrella, the challenges are unique. Attempting to live as fully authentic can be frustrating. This workshop clarifies how the non-binary person strives to live in a society that takes comfort in the binary, whether that be cisgender or transgender. We address on strategy as an example of an approach to community systems to support the non-binary individual and give them an opportunity to thrive.

Trans 101 with Maureen Kelly and Luca Maurer

and more.....

We will open the registration soon, to learn more about it, send us an e-mail, pajf@binghamton.edu to give us a call 607 777 3717.

Health and human services providers, counselors, therapists, medical doctors, nurses, social workers, pharmacists, anyone who provides services: please join us to create affirmative spaces for your T/GNC communities.

Community builders, allies, activists, students , come and learn about supporting T/GNC folks , if not now, when will we support them?

Here are the pricing for different categories:

a- Social Worker seeking 13.2 hours of NYSED & PA Approved Social Work Continuing Education Contact Hours for both May 10 and May 11, 2018 / $145.00- license type and number needed
b- Social Worker seeking 5.4 hours of NYSED & PA Approved Social Work Continuing Education Contact Hours for only for May 10, 2018/ $80.00- license type and number needed
c- Social Worker seeking 7.8 hours of NYSED & PA Approved Social Work Continuing Education Contact Hours for only for May 11, 2018/ $120.00- license type and number needed
d- Current 2017-18 Binghamton University Social Work Field Instructors 13.2 hours of NYSED & PA Approved Social Work Continuing Education Contact Hours for both May 10 and May 11, 2018/ $130.00- license type and number needed
e- Current 2017-18 Binghamton University Social Work Field Instructors 5.4 hours of NYSED & PA Approved Social Work Continuing Education Contact Hours for only for May 10, 2018/ $70.00- license type and number needed
f- Current 2017-18 Binghamton University Social Work Field Instructors 7.8 hours of NYSED & PA Approved Social Work Continuing Education Contact Hours for only for May 11, 2018/ $105.00- license type and number needed
g- Adult/ Social Worker/ Substance use counselor seeking OASAS CASAC/CPP/CPS Renewal 11 clock hours $45.00

h- Adult (not seeking any continuing education contact hours) $45.00
i- Student $25.00
j- Attending only the keynote $10

We have 15 spots for volunteers for them to attend the whole conference for free. We will kindly ask them to help us out during the conference by attending specific sections, taking notes and distributing and collecting evaluations. These spots are first come first serve basis. Please contact pajf@binghamton.edu with the title volunteer for those seats. Volunteer spots cannot offer social work continuing education contact hours but can offer OASAS CPP/CPS and Nursing units.

The Department of Social Work in the College of Community and Public Affairs at Binghamton University – SUNY is recognized by the New York State Education Department State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0143.

This training is provided under New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) Education and Training Provider Certification Number #1233. This training is provided for continuing education hours under the New York State Education Department. Lesbian and Gay Family Building Project is a recognized by SED's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers. NYSED Provider #1233

 

Preliminary Schedule

May 10, 2018 Thursday

 

12:00 pm – 4:00 pm : Registration
12 pm- 3:00 pm: Form Clinics (pre-registered):
Description: These are 25- 35 minute sessions lead by Pride and Joy Families, Identity and Out for Health to work in forms, policy language of those institutions, firms, enterprises, service providers who would like to make their forms LGBTQ+ inclusive. Participants will pre-register in each session and they will work one-to-one with our staff to transform their forms, policy language. NO CEUs provided for this session.


1 pm- 3:00pm: LGBTQ/Trans 101/Providing Transgender affirming care, support and resources led by Maureen Kelly, Planned Parenthood of the Southern Finger Lakes, Vice President for Programming and Communications, and Luca Maurer, Ithaca College LGBT Education, Outreach & Services Program Director.


Duration: 2 hours/ OASAS CPP, CPS renewal hours: 2/ Social Work Continuing Education Hours provided


The aim of this session is to introduce participants to the LGBTQIAP+ lives especially concentrating on transgender, gender non-conforming and non-binary population.

3:10 pm- 4:10 pm: Ally, Know Thyself, led by Dr. Kelly Clark
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Duration: 1 hour OASAS CPP, CPS renewal hours: 1/ Social Work Continuing Education Hours provided


Preparatory workshop where participants think examine their own practices and attitudes and learn about best practices to become a transgender/ non-binary ally.


4:30 pm- 6:00 pm: Moving beyond access. A new vision for healthcare by Cecilia Gentili, Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC) Director of Public Policy, Hayes Initative

Duration: 1,5 hours

1.5 hours OASAS CPP, CPS renewal hours: 1/ Social Work Continuing Education Hours provided


Cecilia Gentili is one of the most versatile and knowledgably transgender activist in New York State and beyond working specifically on the healthcare and healthcare policies for transgender, gender non-conforming and non-binary individuals. Merging her own experiences  who passed through various stages of healthcare system, Cecilia will enlighten participants about possibilities of transgender healthcare.

6:00 pm- 7:30 pm: Reception- food served, no- alcohol


May 11, 2018 Friday

7:30 am – 9:00 am : Registration- continental breakfast served
9:00 am – 10: 30 am : Panel 1: Understanding Diverse Manifestations of Trauma in Transgender/ Gender Non-Conforming Individuals
Dr. Sarah Young, Assistant Professor, Binghamton University CCPA Social Work – moderator/ framer
Panelists: Cecilia Gentili, Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC) Director of Public Policy , Kiara St James, New York Transgender Advocacy Group(NYTAG) executive director, Evan Lowe, Graduate Intern, Pride and Joy Families, Erin Alexander, LGBT Youth specialist, Identity Youth Center
1.5 hours OASAS CPP, CPS renewal hours: 1/ Social Work Continuing Education Hours provided
Duration: 1,5 hours
This initial panel will set the ground for diverse forms of trauma and life experiences that transgender, gender non-conforming and non-binary people encounter throughout their lives. Often from a very early age, this community is faced with aggressions, psychological, physical and spiritual resistances and attacks that shape the way they experience life. These diverse experiences are shaped by their race, immigration status, gender, sexual orientation and socio-economic status. This panel will explore these traumas with the aid of members of transgender/ gender non-conforming community in a productive way to pose the basic tenets of trans/non binary experience. The following panel will offer concrete solutions to some of the problems posed here. At the end of this panel, participants will have concrete and extensive knowledge about diverse traumas experienced by T/GNC population.

10:45 am – 12:00 pm: Panel 2: Solutions and Affecting Practices for Trauma in Transgender/ Gender Non- Conforming Individuals
Dr. Sarah Young, Assistant Professor, Binghamton University CCPA Social Work – moderator/ framer
Panelists: Cecilia Gentili, Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC) Director of Public Policy , Kiara St James, New York Transgender Advocacy Group(NYTAG) executive director, Evan Lowe, Graduate Intern, Pride and Joy Families, Erin Alexander, LGBT Youth specialist, Identity Youth Center
1.25 hours OASAS CPP, CPS renewal hours: 1/ Social Work Continuing Education Hours provided
Duration: 1,25 hours
In conjunction with the first panel, this second panel will give insights intersectional and diverse traumas experienced by transgender, gender non-conforming and non-binary population. This panel will offer solutions, care options, policy suggestions and tangible ways to create affirming practices for this populations.

12:00 pm- 12:45 pm: Lunch- boxed lunch , sandwiches, drinks, desert, side salad


1:00 pm- 2:30 pm: First Tracks- Participants pick one workshop to attend, CEUs provided. Duration: 1,5 hours each. 1.5 hours OASAS CPP, CPS renewal hours: 1/ Social Work Continuing Education Hours provided

A) Transgender Health Across the Lifespan, Dr. Carolyn Wolf- Gould , MD, Gender Wellness Center
Dr. Wolf-Gould  will review options for medical and surgical care for transgender patients across the lifespan.
Learning objectives:
Participants will be able to describe principles of medical therapy for transgender patients across the lifespan.
Participants will be able to articulate why interdisciplinary care is important for transgender health.
Participants will be able to describe surgical options available to transgender patients.


B) Healthcare, Mental Health and Substance abuse: The trans way..., Cecilia Gentili, GMHC Director of Public Policy

As the transgender community continues to grow, not only in members but in terms of people associated with us, families, partners, friends, it is important to introduce new concepts around treatment: Physical, psychological and emotional.
During this workshop we will explore realities of treatment for trans folks in all this areas and ways to improve it.
How minority stress shapes the way transgender and gender no conforming and non-binary folks approach services and how to capture their needs and engage them into wellness.

2:30 pm- 3:30 pm AFTERNOON COFFEE/SNACKS served


2:45 pm-4:15 pm: Second Tracks- - Participants pick one workshop to attend, CEUs provided. Duration: 1,5 hours each. 1.5 hours OASAS CPP, CPS renewal hours: 1/ Social Work Continuing Education Hours provided

A) Shifting Narratives, Centering Transgender Lives, Kiara StJames, New York Transgender Advocacy Group(NYTAG) executive director
Allies and community members will comprehend of how the Transgender communities, has historically mobilized and currently mobilizes and are finding their collective voices.They will learn how the TGNC community practice the art of resistance and resilience through finding their collective and evolving identities. We will talk about ways T/GNC communities fight back against stigma, by reclaiming language that was once used to demonize and pathologize them and ways to become better allies to these communities.How language can be used to affirm and build healing intersectional communities.that can be used to build, Affirm and Empower us all.


B) It's More Than The Substance: A Look at Providing Sensitive and Affirmative Care for Trans/GNC Clients, Evan Lowe, Graduate Intern, Pride and Joy Families.
Transgender/gender nonconforming individuals have a unique set of issues when seeking treatment for substance abuse. This workshop will assist in understanding the needs and barriers faced by these clients. The session will also aid providers in ways to approach sensitive and affirmative treatment. Transgender/gender nonconforming individuals have a unique set of issues when seeking treatment for substance abuse. This workshop will assist in understanding the needs and barriers faced by these clients. The session will also aid providers in ways to approach sensitive and affirmative treatment.

C) Gender Non- Conforming Children and Youth, Navigating the System, Sue Connelly, LCSW
There are many obstacles and challenges for the transgender person and their family. For the non-binary population often referred to under the transgender umbrella, the challenges are unique. Attempting to live as fully authentic can be frustrating. This workshop clarifies how the non-binary person strives to live in a society that takes comfort in the binary, whether that be cisgender or transgender. We address on strategy as an example of an approach to community systems to support the non-binary individual and give them an opportunity to thrive.

4:15- 5:00 pm: CEUs provided- 45 minutes
Practicum Session with Dr. Sarah Young:
Participants will make concrete and active plans to apply what they have learned during this training.

0.75 hours OASAS CPP, CPS renewal hours: 1/ Social Work Continuing Education Hours provided

 

5:00 pm: ending and distribution of certificates

 

 

 

 

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Last Updated: 4/20/18