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CEU Series – Counselor’s Toolkit: Engaging Transgender Survivors of Sexual Assault

January 29, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Free – $25

Lex Loro presents a workshop on practicing gender-affirmative care. Please join us!

Course Description:

In this training, mental health professionals will learn about relevant issues impacting the transgender and nonbinary community, effective ways to connect with transgender clients, and what it means to be a gender-affirmative care provider. Participants will explore why this community is disproportionately impacted by sexual violence, look at the specific needs of LGBTQ+ clients, and engage in dialogue about how to better meet these needs. All participants will leave the session with resources to help enrich their practice and a better understand of the role they can personally play in supporting the transgender community in San Antonio and beyond.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the lived reality of transgender and nonbinary survivors in Texas and the U.S. and recognize the barriers that these individuals face when accessing mental health care services
  • Explore best practices for serving LGBTQ+ clients and determine how to implement these practices
  • Recognize personal biases and the role they play in the provision of care
  • Understand and gain confidence in practicing gender-affirmative care

Free or $25 for CEU credits

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January 29, 2020
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free – $25
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The Rape Crisis Center
4606 Centerview Ste. 200
San Antonio, TX 78228 United States
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