Continuing education webinar | Available on demand
Credits: 2 Social & Cultural Competence
Instructors: Susan Buss, LCSW, and Joelle Spiegel, JD, LSW
This workshop addresses the emerging social issue of working with transgender individuals. We will define and discuss transphobia, and its devastating effect on each life area, including dysphoria as a mental health issue. We will present issues specific to transgender folx such as complex trauma, privilege, passing, dead-naming and transitioning. We will discuss how we have used groups, activism, cognitive behavioral therapy, art, writing and hypnotherapy to support transgender clients. We also discuss how social workers can become allies,
NASW New Jersey Chapter
This conversation discusses the history of LGBTQ pride including the 1966 Compton Cafeteria Riots, which preceded the well-known 1969 Stonewall Riots. Through the transgender community's activism around police brutality, the origins of pride began. Queer liberation and racial justice are still incorporated today's through the Black Lives Matter movement and rallies against police brutality and injustice.
Social Work Online CE Institute
Choose from a variety of continuing education courses, including Coming Out, Coming Home: Helping Families Adjust to a Gay or Lesbian Child; Improving Equity: Working with Rural LGBT Individuals; Opioids and the LGBTQ Community, and more.
NASW members, join your colleagues and NASW staff for a free question and answer session, held every third Wednesday of the month from January through November, from noon to 1 pm ET.
These conferences offer professional development opportunities for those who support individuals and families who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, intersex and asexual.
Despite legislation, serving in the military for a LGBT person can be challenging and often traumatic. This webinar prepares the civilian social worker to identify and address the needs of the LGBT members of the military.
CE Credits: 1.5 Social & Cultural Competence
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