Working with Transgender and Gender-Diverse Youth and their Families

Tuesday, May 08 2018 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM [EST]

University of St. Joseph, 1678 Asylum Avenue - Lynch Hall - Room 107, West Hartford, Connecticut, 06611, United States

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Tuesday, May 08 2018 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM [EST]

University of St. Joseph- Lynch Hall - Room 107, University of St. Joseph, West Hartford, Connecticut, 06611, United States.

Using case presentation, video, and group discussion, this full-day training will cover basic terms and vocabulary, concepts of gender identity and expression, decisions to transition (or not), overview of social and/or medical transitions, intersections of race and class, the unique challenges facing gender-diverse and transgender youth and their families, strategies to facilitate family acceptance and optimal emotional and social development of these youth, and current best practices within child welfare.

 

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Connecticut DCF

Pamela.williams@ct.gov 860-560-5025

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