Transgender and Gender Nonbinary Youth: Clinical Tools for Working with Youth Across the Gender Spectrum – August 13, 2021

Presenter: Caroline Carter, PsyD This generation of youth are profoundly expanding our understanding of the possibilities available for gender identity and expression. In light of this, many clinicians who work with youth, despite their specializations, may find themselves working with a young client who holds a transgender or gender nonbinary (TGNB) identity and/or expression.  This training will focus on providing practitioners with a deeper conceptual understanding of TGNB youth. When: August 13, 2021 Time:  9:00 am – 11:00 am Location: This professional training session is a live, interactive webinar.  We will send you the link to join the session after your…

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Gaps and Gains – July 30, 2021

Understand the Social, Emotional and Academic Setbacks and Gifts (Yes, Gifts!) of the Covid-19 Year with Clinical Implication. How has the last unprecedented year and a half affected our children and teens? During this pandemic season, youth have experienced loss, trauma, racial justice concerns, excessive screen time, upended routines, and isolation. They’ve also experienced less frenzied schedules, perhaps developed some new skills and interests, and experienced different kinds of family time (for better or worse). The Covid-19 year has changed children’s lives in so many ways.  While the long-term developmental impact of navigating this global pandemic is yet to be…

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Expressive Art Therapy: Explore the Healing Power of the Arts August 6, 2021

Presenter:  Sushi Frausto, LMFT The Creative Arts have historically been a way for humanity to express, discover, grow and connect. Combined with therapeutic and educational theories, the arts can wield powers of true transformation. Expressive Art Therapy brings together various theoretical approaches and combines them with the artistic process to create spaces for healing and growth. In this course, we will discuss ways to make art safe and approachable, learn how to use various art modalities to foster development, and discover ways to incorporate the arts into the approaches you are already using. But let’s not just talk!  Come ready…

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Effective and Compassionate Clinical Work for Gender-Expansive Children, Teens and Families – February through April, 2021

Note: This course will be repeated in September-November, 2021 and is presented in connection with the Institute for Girls’ Development, Pasadena, CA. Presenter: Susan P. Landon, LMFT Dates: Mondays: February 22 – April 12, 2021 Time: 11am – 1pm Format: Secure Video/Zoom platform Cost: $795 for the course. $640 is the early bird special rate. $395 for students and pre-licensed therapists. CE Units: 16.0 (You must attend all 8 meetings to obtain CE credit. No partial credit can be given) Course Level: This training would be most useful for beginning to intermediate practitioners in this area. No previous work with…

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Effective and Compassionate Clinical Work for Gender-Expansive Children, Teens and Families – September-November, 2021

Presenter:  Susan P. Landon, LMFT Dates:  Mondays:  September 20 – November 15, 2021 Not meeting on Monday, October 11, 2021 (Indigenous People Day) Time:  11am – 1pm Format:  Secure Video/Zoom platform Cost:       $795 for the course. $640 is the early bird special rate. $395 for students and pre-licensed therapists. CE Units: 16.0 (You must attend all 8 meetings to obtain CE credit.  No partial credit can be given) Course Level: This training would be most useful for beginning to intermediate practitioners in this area.  No previous work with transgender, gender-fluid or gender non-binary clients is required. Course Type:  This course…

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