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Transgender Competent Care for Helping Professionals

Friday, April 26, 2019
8:00 am5:00 pm
PrairieCare Institute - 1934 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN
Transgender Competent Care for Helping Professionals

A workshop on transgender competency for helping professionals by Laine Mohnkern, Mental Health Supervisor at RECLAIM. CEUs available.

Date: April 26th
Time: 8 to 5 PM
Location: PrarieCare Institute, 1934 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55403

Cost: $99 sliding scale and work options available

Workshop presenter: J. Laine Mohnkern, MSW, LICSW – Mental Health Supervisor, Reclaim

8 CEUs are available for Social Workers; Workshop meets CEU criteria for nursing. Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy, Behavioral Health CEUs are pending

For more information, please contact or call 612-235-6743

Workshop Description:

This training is designed for individuals, agencies, and organizations seeking support to create more accessible and friendly environments for transgender and gender non-conforming people. The training provides the building blocks for trans competent care in helping professions. Participants in with workshop will gain a broad understanding of:

-Transgender and gender non-conforming (TGNC) identities
-How to use language respectfully while promoting common protective factors
-How individuals, organizations and clinics can make minor adjustments to increase their accessibility for transgender and gender non-conforming individuals
-How to increase accessibility intersectionally, across race, class, gender, and sexual orientation lines
-How a healing justice approach can be used to increase assess to competent care