Syntero Training: Gender Dysphoria and Letter Writing

In the Gender Dysphoria and Letter Writing training, attendees will gain knowledge relevant to the treatment of gender dysphoria and best practices for writing letters of support as outlined by the World Professional Association for Transgender Health. Workshop will include basics for supporting transgender and gender nonconforming individuals. Attendees will leave being able to: better diagnosis gender dysphoria and ask culturally competent assessment questions, gain a deeper understanding of concepts related to the diversity of human gender, especially as it relates to transgender and other gender minorities, identify and apply interventions best suited to treat/manage gender dysphoria, and better facilitate culturally competent letter writing process and collaborate with care team.

This training is approved for 2 CEUs through the CSWMFT Board for counselors, social workers and marriage and family therapists and will be facilitated by Syntero LGBTQ+ Program Coordinator Michael Eblin, MSW, LSW. Past participants of this training are not eligible to receive CEUs.

Date: Tuesday, November 15th

Cost: $40 for community members; free for Syntero staff and interns.

Syntero Training: LGBTQ+ 201

LGBTQ+ 201: Getting Past Basics & Navigating Toward Culturally Competent Community & Clinical Practice  includes discussion of best practices, relevant research and an epistemologically-unique framework for understanding and “mapping” the variability of human experience around sex assigned at birth, gender and sexuality, utilizing iconographic illustrations that can be adapted as worksheets or easily-reproducible in-session diagrams for psychoeducational demonstrations or assessment with clients.

Fee: free for Syntero employees and interns; $40 for community members

Approved for 2 ethics CEUs for counselors and social workers.

Facilitator: Syntero LGBTQ+ Program Coordinator Michael Eblin, MSW, LSW

mrottblatt@syntero.org or meblin@syntero.org for questions